Mental Health : Joy & Well-Being, Reactivating Staff and Practice During COVID-19


Recorded 6-26-2020 - Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Mayo Clinic in Arizona

Available until July 14, 2023 - Online CME Course

This session addresses mental health issues surrounding COVID-19.  This one-hour program discusses  leadership during challenging times; stress and anxiety management; and improving joy and well-being at work. 

See the "Program" tab to view the video.  No need to register unless you want to claim credit ($20 fee to claim 1.00 CME credit hours). 

Target Audience

Healthcare workers of all specialties who are being impacted by COVID-19, including physicians, research scientists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and anyone with a particular interest in prevention, treatment, and patient care.

Learning Objectives

How to Lead During Challenging Times
Jonathan A. Leighton, M.D.
•Recognize the 5 things employees need from leadership during challenging times
•Identify 6 strategies for successful leadership during a crisis
Joy & Wellbeing: Spread Your J@M!
Denise M. Millstine, M.D.
•Review concept and data on happiness and joy at work
•Demonstrate current initiatives to support enhanced joy at work at Mayo Clinic
•Introduce tactics to engage others widely in enhancing joy at Mayo Clinic
Managing Stress & Anxiety During Covid-19
Cynthia M. Stonnington, M.D.
•Employ tactics that mitigate stress and bolster resilience
•Review the experiences of second victims and the value of peer and community support

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Additional Information

Course summary
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  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 Attendance
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Jonathan A. Leighton, M.D.   
 Professor of  Medicine,
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona   

Denise M. Millstine, M.D. 
Assistant Professor of  Medicine,
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona

Cynthia M. Stonnington, M.D. 
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry,
College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.00 Attendance


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