For Health Professionals

2019 Events and Programs

Paws to De-Stress 2019

The Center for Provider Wellbeing helps our extraordinary people connect with stress-reducing furry friends. Come spend some time with pet therapy dogs from Paws for People.

  • Thursday, 6/13/19, 2:30–4:30 p.m., Christiana Hospital, Conference Room 1100
  • Tuesday, 7/9/19, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Wilmington Hospital, Gateway Conf. Center
  • Thursday, 9/5/19, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Wilmington Hospital, Gateway Conf. Center
  • Thursday, 9/12/19, 2:30–4:30 p.m., Christiana Hospital, Conference Room 1100
  • Tuesday, 12/3/19, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Wilmington Hospital, Gateway Conf. Center
  • Thursday, 12/5/19, 2:30–4:30 p.m., Christiana Hospital, Conference Room 1100

Mindfulness Workshops

To register: Text CPW MIND to 56512. Attend in person or via Webex. You will receive calendar invites for all sessions; accept each session you plan to attend.

Wellness Book Club for Christiana Care Caregivers

  • Wednesday, May 29, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Christiana Hospital, John H. Ammon Medical Education Center, Room 1. Featured book: Resilience by Linda Graham, MFT. Reading entire book not required. Read as much as you can. RSVP:

Spring Symposium – “Physician Suicide: What You Can Do to Save a Life”

Open to physicians, residents, fellows and advanced practice clinicians. Attendees may be eligible for up to 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits.

  • Monday, 5/13/19, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Christiana Hospital, Main Auditorium

Resilient Leaders

Resilient Leaders Quarterly Skills Series and Coaching – by invitation

The Resilient Leader Series is designed to provide physician leaders and nurse managers with the knowledge and skills needed to develop resiliency and restore joy and meaning in work for themselves and their teams. The series is held quarterly, and led by an external leadership consultant. To enhance and personalize this series, interested physician leaders may also work with this consultant on a 1:1 basis through Leadership Development Coaching. Sessions are 45 minutes and occur twice monthly.

**The event will be simulcast to the Trustees Room at Wilmington Hospital

Women Leaders Coaching Group – open to any woman in the Resilient Leaders Quarterly Skills Series

Held in a 6-month, closed group format for only women, this program provides space for women leaders to support each other. The 90-minute sessions allow room for skill learning, rehearsal, and development. Participants enjoy the benefits of peer accountability.

Writing as Healing 2019

Since the 1990s, collaborative research by physicians, psychologists, writers, and humanities scholars has demonstrated the effectiveness of reflective writing workshops in relieving stress, promoting physician wellbeing, and improving doctor-patient communication. Workshops are taught by a University of Delaware professor and held during MICU rotations.

  • Friday, 5/31/19, 12:00-1:00 p.m., MICU 3E Conference Room, Christiana Hospital..

Ice Cream Rounds – All Residents/Fellows

Ice Cream Rounds are quarterly, supportive and reflective sessions that occur during protected lecture time. During Ice Cream Rounds, residents and fellows are encouraged to think deeply about the challenges and opportunities encountered during this capstone training experience, and to share their experiences and developing wisdom with each other.

**Residents and fellows should contact their program coordinators for dates/times and locations.