Bringing back joy: How health system leaders from AMA Joy in Medicine™-recognized organizations are improving physician well-being through system drivers 

Wednesday, November 8th, 2023 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

The AMA Joy in Medicine™ Health System Recognition Program is an esteemed initiative that recently recognized 72 health systems, hospitals and medical groups for demonstrating a commitment to preserving the well-being of physicians through efforts to reduce system-level drivers of work-related burnout.

During this webinar, participants will get a glimpse through the lens of industry thought leaders engaged in this work with the support of the AMA Joy in Medicine™ Health System Recognition Program, which provides an evidence-based strategic roadmap empowering health systems to mitigate burnout and enhance professional fulfillment. 
Key Takeaways
  • Glean firsthand the benefits and challenges of combating burnout and improving physician well-being within the health system environment.
  • Come away with strategies to implement change within your organization, regardless of where you are on your well-being journey.
  • Gain an understanding of the AMA Joy in Medicine™ Health System Recognition Program guidelines, resources and 2024 attestation process.

Why it Matters

The national physician burnout rate has fallen from record high pandemic levels within the past two years. With more organizations leaning into this work, amplifying your commitment to bringing back joy in medicine benefits your bottom line while boosting your organization’s value proposition from a recruitment and retention perspective.  



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Mary Wierusz, MD

Medical Director, Clinician Wellness, Washington Permanente Medical Group

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Thomas E. Vaughan, MD

Chief Wellness Officer, Bayhealth


Susan Parisi, MD,

FACOG, Chief Wellness Officer, Geisinger Health System

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Nancy Nankivil

Director of Practice Transformation, American Medical Association