The purpose of the Medical Education Company (MEC) Member Section is to provide a forum for Alliance members to discuss issues and challenges relevant to their work environment and provide practical tips and solutions to advance continuing healthcare education. MEC also provides networking opportunities among Alliance members working in a medical education or communications company. This section strives to provide its members with a better understanding of all issues relevant to the continuing healthcare education profession and provide its members with resources to function more efficiently in our constantly evolving environment. MEC also works to identify opportunities for collaboration between its members and the entire Alliance membership.
Who We Are:
Our community is open to continuing healthcare education professionals that work in an accredited or non-accredited medical education or communications company that provides continuing healthcare education to physicians and other health care providers. Others within the continuing education community that interact with providers from medical education and communications companies will also find this section to be of interest.
Melissa Wiles, MECC
Iridium Continuing Education
Global Education Group
Alliance members, JOIN the Medical Education Companies (MEC) TODAY!
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Upcoming event: Join Us for an Essential Webinar on Addressing Burnout!
The Medical Education Companies (MEC) Section presents a pivotal webinar that dives deep into the escalating concerns of professional burnout in the healthcare and medical education field. Join us as Dr. Roosa, an esteemed emergency medicine physician, brings his expertise in addressing burnout, providing invaluable insights and strategies for prevention and management.
When: September 20, 2023
Time: 12PM ET / 9AM PT / 11AM CT
Topic: Addressing and Understanding Professional Burnout in the Healthcare and Medical Education Field
Jason R. Roosa, MD
Roosa Tactical Medicine, LLC
- Understand mechanisms and pathways that may influence wellness and burnout
- Discuss approaches to mitigate the burnout process and hasten recovery from burnout
- Identify signs of burnout in self and colleagues
In recent years, our understanding of the importance of professional wellness and the pervasive challenges of burnout has deepened. Many professions, including healthcare and medical education companies are high-stress environments. Alarming rates of burnout among their workforce have been reported. This burnout is not simply an individual problem but has broader implications for team dynamics, organizational productivity, quality of service delivery, and even employee turnover rates.
As we further embrace the era of continuous learning and rapid technological advancements, the potential for cognitive overload, emotional exhaustion, and reduced personal accomplishment – hallmarks of burnout – increases exponentially. Having a structured approach to understanding, preventing, and managing burnout is crucial. This program serves as a proactive response to a widespread issue, aiming to empower professionals and create healthier work environments.
Don't miss this opportunity to be part of the solution. Together, we can create healthier work environments and empower professionals.
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