This course, led by Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, FACLM, FACPM, DipABLM, and funded through the generous support of the Ardmore Institute of Health, was created to describe and apply approaches that support health professionals in achieving and sustaining a total healthy lifestyle, including eating a whole food, plant-based diet, being physically active and engaging in mindfulness and positive psychology activities. The course offers exercises to harness personal strengths and leadership skills for improving workplace culture/systems and to engage in effective, positive health care team and patient interactions. Learners will also conduct a well-being assessment and develop a personal action plan.
• Describe and apply approaches that support physicians and other health professionals in achieving and sustaining a comprehensive healthy lifestyle, including eating a whole food plant-based diet, being physically active, and engaging in positive psychology activities.
• Apply positive psychology activities for emotional well- being and physical health and to support healthy behaviors.
• Conduct a brief flourishing assessment and develop a personal well-being action plan.
• Implement at least one strategy for influencing health care workplace culture to support well-being of health teams.