Webinar_ Physician BurnoutWEBINAR: Risk Implications of Physician Burnout

Over half of physicians report experiencing symptoms of burnout. The topic has garnered much attention not only because of its impact on the healthcare practitioner, but also due to its detriment to the patient.

Join Naim El-Aswad and Tom Syzek as they outline the definition of burnout, factors causing it and the risk implications of its presence in your organization.

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • Manifestations of burnout on a professional and personal level
  • Impact of burnout on physicians and patients
  • Medical liability issues associated with burnout.


Thursday, January 31 - 1 pm ET


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About the Speakers: 


website_author_el-aswadDr. El-Aswad is board certified in Internal Medicine and has specialized in Internal and Emergency Medicine for over 15 years. He is the Medical Director of Greater Houston Emergency Physicians and is an international speaker on Physician Burnout and Emotional Intelligence. Dr. El-Awad co-founded and acts as Chief Medical Officer of VitalSignsVitalSkills.com. He is a member of the RSQ® Collaborative and author of the TSG course on Physician Burnout. Dr. El-Aswad also wrote the book "Physician Burnout: An Emotionally Malignant Disease" and recently published research in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings.  


website_author_syzekDr. Syzek completed his MD degree and residency training in Ohio. He is a board certified Emergency Physician, a member of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, and a Fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians. His career spans 33 years as a family and emergency physician in Colorado and Ohio. Dr. Syzek wore many hats with Premier Physician Services, a regional emergency physician group practice with over 400 physicians. He served as Chief Clinical Risk Officer and President of Pinnacle Medical Protective, SPC, a physician liability insurance company in Georgetown, Grand Cayman. Dr. Syzek is VP of e-Learning Services at The Sullivan Group, a leading provider of patient safety, risk management, and performance improvement solutions for healthcare professionals. Dr. Syzek is a frequent author and speaker on the topics of patient safety, risk reduction, litigation support, physician group risk management, and physician liability insurance.