Next Steps in Normalizing a Culture of Wellness: Holistic Approaches to Support Staff

October 13th and 14th, 2021

Called a catalyst for cultural change, the annual Champions of Wellness Virtual Summit brings together passionate and experienced leaders who are driving the movement to protect mental health in the workplace. Join thousands of your peers and gain valuable insight and actional tactics you can take back to your teams.


All registrants will receive recordings of the majority of Virtual Summit sessions to watch on-demand.


Featuring over 20 of the world’s leading wellness experts, including:

Katrina Jones

Katrina Jones
Diversity & Inclusion Leader at Amazon Web Services

Sally Spencer-Thomas

Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas
President, United Suicide Survivors International

Dr. Bryant Adibe
Professor of Organizational Change and Leadership, University of Southern California

Scott Lesnick

Scott Lesnick
Global Leadership Expert, Author, & Speaker

Who attends?
  • C-Suite leadership, wellness directors, team leaders, managers, and professionals looking to improve well-being in the workplace
What will I get?
  • Valuable insight from world-leading wellness experts
  • In-depth understanding of the systemic factors causing distress
  • Actionable tactics you can implement with your team immediately

Join us in leading the way to well-being

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Virtual Summit 2021 Agenda

Next Steps in Normalizing a Culture of Wellness: Holistic Approaches to Support Staff

All times below listed in Central time.

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Day 1 – October 13

Track 1

(System Strategies for Optimizing
Processes & Culture)

Track 2

(Individual Strategies for Maximizing
Mental Health & Fulfillment)

8:45 AM Welcome – Champions of Wellness Welcome – Champions of Wellness
9:00 AM Keynote – Scott Lesnick
2021 and Beyond: Successfully Navigating Change and Wellness in a Fast-Paced Workplace
Keynote – Scott Lesnick
2021 and Beyond: Successfully Navigating Change and Wellness in a Fast-Paced Workplace
10:00 AM Break Break
10:10 AM Dr. Stefanie Simmons
Measure, Scale, Impact: How to
‘Do Wellness’ in Large Group
Dr. Kara Pepper
Making Peace with Perfectionism
11:10 AM Lunch / Sponsor Session Lunch / Sponsor Session
12:10 PM Keynote – Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas
Upstream, Midstream & Downstream Workplace Well-Being: Strategies for Building a Comprehensive Approach
Keynote – Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas
Upstream, Midstream & Downstream Workplace Well-Being: Strategies for Building a Comprehensive Approach
1:10 PM Break Break
1:20 PM Dr. Kristin Jacob & Courtney Hilbert
Hot-Spotting as an Effective Intervention in High-Risk Areas Based on Well-Being Index Assessment Data
Dr. Rosalind Kaplan
Developing Resilience, Self-Compassion, and Community Through the Narrative
2:20 PM Break Break
2:30 PM Dr. DeAnna Santana
Mission Fit: Hiring Providers for Culture and Mission
Dr. Tracy Asamoah
Coaching with Compassion: A Framework for Optimizing Parasympathetic Activation to Cultivate Sustainable Change
3:30 PM Break Break
3:40 PM Dr. H. Steven Sims
Physician Wellness Coupled with Diversity and Inclusion
Dr. Jeff Moody
Burnout 2021: Where Do We Go From Here?
4:40 PM Break Break
4:50 PM David Parks
Professional Nag, Provocateur, Truth Teller – The Genesis of a Physician Well-Being Initiative
Dr. Dian Ginsberg
Career Management to Support Physician Well-Being
6:00 PM Closing – Champions of Wellness Closing – Champions of Wellness


Day 2 – October 14

Track 1

(System Strategies for Optimizing
Processes & Culture)

Track 2

(Individual Strategies for Maximizing
Mental Health & Fulfillment)

8:45 AM Welcome – Champions of Wellness Welcome – Champions of Wellness
9:00 AM Keynote – Katrina Jones
Leaning Into Allyship
Keynote – Katrina Jones
Leaning Into Allyship
10:00 AM Break Break
10:10 AM Patrick McNally
A Shock to the System: Well-Being Insights From 20,000 Physicians Surveyed in 2020-21s
Dr. Kemia Sarraf
The Power of Micro-Mitigation Moments in Everyday Interactions
11:10 AM Lunch / Sponsor Session Lunch / Sponsor Session
12:10 PM Keynote – Dr. Bryant Adibe
How We Heal: Wellness and Personal Growth
Keynote – Dr. Bryant Adibe
How We Heal: Wellness and Personal Growth
1:10 PM Break Break
1:20 PM Dr. Tala Dajani & Dr. Denise Sackett
“Your Wellness Program is Interfering with My Well-Being” – Mitigating the Unintended Consequences
Nadja El Fertasi
Building Emotional Firewalls for a Safer and Inclusive Online World
2:20 PM Break Break
2:30 PM Dr. Lynn Myers
Applying Change Management to Well-Being
Juanita Golden
Perseverance & Encouragement in the Midst of Stress
3:30 PM Break Break
3:40 PM Dr. Michael Privitera
Integrating Patient Safety and Clinician Well-Being Using Human Factors Science
Ashley Cauley & Eleanor Wells
GRIPP: Treatment and Prevention of Compassion Fatigue and Burnout
4:40 PM Break Break
4:50 PM Dr. Paul DeChant
Healing the Clinical Workplace to Promote Professional Fulfillment
Dr. Sharon Grossman
3 Mindset Hacks High Achievers Need to Avoid Burnout
6:00 PM Closing – Champions of Wellness Closing – Champions of Wellness

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