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Dec. 10, 2020


12:00pm - 1:00pm




Clinician Well-Being


hospital leadership, clinicians, registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses and nurse leaders


This virtual event will review the literature on clinician and nurse burnout in American health care organizations. It also will suggest ideas for reducing burnout and taking care of health care workers during these challenging times. Finally, the session will cover some personal wellness ideas and provide a mindfulness exercise for participants.


At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • identify the moral, business and quality arguments for clinician well-being programs
  • review literature on well-being crises among clinicians and nurses
  • discuss drivers of clinician burnout and generate ideas for taking care of health care workers


Welcome and Introduction: Noon
Presentation: 12:05 to 12:50 p.m.
Open Q&A: 12:50 to 12:59 p.m.
Adjourn: 1 p.m.


Craig Rooney, Ph.D.
Program Director and Counseling Psychologist
Office of Clinician Well-Being, MU School of Medicine and MU Health Care
Columbia, Mo.

Craig Rooney, Ph.D., is the program director and counseling psychologist for the Office of Clinician Well-Being in the MU School of Medicine and MU Health Care. He began this position in August 2019 to assist the chief wellness officer (Stephen Keithahn, M.D.) in developing a safety net program and other institutional initiatives to combat clinician burnout. The Office of Clinician Well-Being since has pivoted to provide additional support to clinicians, specifically regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, and has expanded its services to include School of Medicine researchers. Before working in this position, Dr. Rooney directed a fully integrated behavioral health program in the MU Student Health Center. In his private practice, Dr. Rooney developed a pain psychology program, in conjunction with a pain specialist physician in the Columbia community. His career has been defined by working with physicians as both colleagues and clients.


General Information

General Information


Register on or before Wednesday, Dec. 9, to ensure delivery of instructional materials.



  • Complimentary to all MHA members, including PMG members
  • $49 for nonmembers

This webinar is being offered at a reduced registration fee to MHA-member hospitals thanks to a generous contribution from the MHA Management Services Corporation.


This educational activity is jointly provided by AXIS Medical Education and MHA Health Institute.

AXIS Medical Education



Sponsored by the Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders.

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