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Physician wellness is not JUST about going to a yoga class or two. In this episode we explore physician wellness from the perspective of the EM Chair of Stanford University. 

On the personal level we should jump in and check on each other, help each other out! Make sure your leadership knows physician wellness is crucial to providing care 24/7/365.

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Host: Dr. Julia Magaña, Assistant Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at UC Davis

Guest: Dr. Andra Blomkalns, Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University

Resources: ACEP Wellness Resources  (

SAEM Wellness Resources (

UC Davis Physician Health and Well-being Program (


Registration is now open for UC Davis Emergency Medicine Update: Hot topics 2019!

November 5-9 at the Kahala Hotel and Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii

Thank you to the UC Davis Department of Emergency Medicine for supporting this podcast and to Orlando Magaña at OM Audio Productions for audio production services.

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