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Peer Support talk tonight

Please join us this evening 6/7/22 at 7:00 for a virtual CME talk through Physician Engagement on Peer Support.

Dr. Jo Shapiro is an associate professor of Otolaryngology‐Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard Medical School. In 2008, she founded the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Professionalism and Peer Support where she served as the director for over 10 years. During that time, the Center became a model for national and international institutions seeking methods to enhance a culture of trust and respect and improve clinician wellbeing and patient care.  She continues to educate and assist organizations in developing specific programmatic and educational approaches such as peer support, disclosure and apology, wellbeing programs, professionalism initiatives, and conflict management.  She was one of BWH’s first woman division chiefs. She serves on the faculty of the Harvard Leadership Development for Physicians and Scientists where she teaches giving difficult feedback. She was a faculty member of the Department of Surgery at BWH for over 35 years and was named as a finalist for the Schwartz Center Compassionate Caregiver Award. In 2019, Harvard Medical School gave her the Shirley Driscoll Dean’s Award for the Enhancement of Women’s Careers.

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