Listen to Part 1 – Finding the Path Back to Meaning & Joy

Aired 8/31/21

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For the past year and half, we have all been challenged to rethink the way we work. We have taken on different roles on our teams, transitioned to different styles of work and adapted to a rapidly changing environment. Currently, we are experiencing another transition with many people returning to the physical office.

Expert in resilience training and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Dr. Brenda Bursch joins us for a three part series about how to optimize your well-being during this workplace transition.

Over the course of 3 episodes, Brenda will cover three themes: Remember, Recover and Renew. Tune in to learn about actionable and practical tips for how you can prepare for your work transition and optimize your well-being. We hope you enjoy!

More about Dr. Brenda Bursch

Dr. Bursch is a professor and clinical psychologist in the UCLA departments Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences and Pediatrics, where she has been on faculty since 1994. Her area of clinical specialization is working with medically ill individuals and their family members. Since 2015, she has been developing evidence-based interventions for UCLA health professionals that are designed to protect them from the impact of the high stress and trauma that they encounter at work. She is currently serving on the leadership team for the UCLA Health/DGSOM COVID-19 Wellness and Mental Health Workgroup. This group has developed an array of resources and services to provide emotional support to UCLA Health trainees, staff and faculty who have been impacted by COVID-19.