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Maimonides Society: Physicians Connecting to Each Other Despite a Culture of Isolation

Description:  In this time of technologic dependence, productivity pressures and diminished personal contact physicians across the country seem more isolated from one another.  This mirrors what is happening more generally in our society and which appears to be particularly acute among healthcare providers. This seems to be a key factor for physicians, where stress, overwork and lack of balance in life may contribute to burnout, depression, substance abuse and possibly suicide.  The instilled physician culture spawns reluctance to talk about our doubts, mistakes and stresses with each other leaving us feeling very much alone.

How can we best provide connection and support for each other?

Please join us in this discussion facilitated by Chris Mauro, PhD.

Dessert & Coffee will be served.

Generously Hosted at the Home of Drs. Elizabeth & Michael Ross

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The Maimonides Society is an affinity group of the Jewish Federation of Raleigh-Cary comprised of doctors, residents and medical students in Wake County.

Bio sketch:

Christian F. Mauro, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Mauro is the director of the American Psychological Association Accredited Pre-doctoral Clinical Psychology Internship Program at Duke and is the Director of the Psychosocial Treatment Clinic where he supervises and trains graduate students, psychology interns, and child psychiatry fellows on evidence based psychosocial treatments for children and adolescents. He received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Miami University (Ohio) and completed his internship at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Mauro has been a certified cognitive behavioral therapist (CBT) on a number of NIMH funded clinical trials and was the CBT Supervisor for The Child and Adolescent Anxiety Multimodal Treatment Study (CAMS) at Duke University.

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