Brick and Mortar Focus on Clinical Wellness

Rush University Medical Center developed its Center for Clinical Wellness based on the simple belief that advances in research leading to quality patient care are directly tied to the wellbeing and vitality of researchers, providers, students and staff. This session will explore the innovative mitigation strategies developed to reinforce staff wellness while emphasizing the following:

  • Key communication strategies to encourage use of the center
  • Lessons learned from opening the center in the middle of the pandemic
  • Addressing stigma internally and through the center
  • The art of pivoting to address ever-changing employee needs
  • Dr. Sheila Dowd
    Medical Director, Center for Clinical Wellness
    Rush University Medical Center