Dr. Charlene Dewey Facilitates as Visiting Professor and Presenter at Baylor Center for Professionalism

October 31, 2014

Charlene M. Dewey, M.D., M.Ed., FACP,  Associate Professor of Medical Education and Administration and Internal Medicine, Co-Director, Center for Professional Health, Chair, Faculty and Physician Wellness committee and Director of the Educator Development Core and the Educator Development Program; Office of Health Sciences Education, was a visiting professor in medical education at the Center for Professionalism in Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine on October 16, 2014 in Houston, Texas. She presented the following four sessions. The audiences consisted of over 150 Baylor medical students, trainees and faculty members:


Target Audience and Focus

7-8 am

Recognizing Burn Out and How to Avoid It…In Yourself and Your Learners

Program directors –promoting wellness for trainees through understanding stress burnout and resiliency


The Physician, The Profession: Selecting career specialties through self-reflection

Medical students and their professional career choices

2-4 pm

Conducting a SWAT analysis for initiating a peer coaching initiative

Selected 20 participants; Starting a peer coach initiative

4-5 pm

The Professional Health and Wellness of the Faculty Member

Faculty (physicians, scientists, other allied health providers); Review the professional health and wellness spectrum emphasizing wellness, stress, burnout and impairment