The National Symposium for Academic Palliative Care Education and Research is thrilled to announce that author, physician, and leadership and resiliency expert Daniel Friedland, MD, will deliver the opening keynote at this year’s Symposium, Oct. 11-12, in San Diego.
Hosted by the California State University Shiley Institute for Palliative Care, the Symposium draws scholars, educators, researchers, and clinicians from across the country to collaborate and share the latest evidence and strategies for improving care for patients and families experiencing serious or life-limiting illness.
The theme of the 2019 Symposium is “Advancing Palliative Care: Leading Into the Future.”
Celebrated Expert on Leading From Within
Dr. Friedland is a powerful advocate for compassionate healthcare whose life’s work is based on the science and practice of high-performance leadership and resiliency. He is the author of Leading Well From Within: A Neuroscience and Mindfulness-Based Framework for Conscious Leadership.
The founder and CEO of SuperSmartHealth, Dr. Friedland helps healthcare professionals and organizations better navigate stress, clarify vision and purpose, and create high-performing teams and thriving cultures to multiply their positive impact in the world. He has also served as President of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine and is the Founding Chair of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine.
Work Driven by Personal Journey, Science, Research
Dr. Friedland published his first book, Evidence-Based Medicine, A Framework for Clinical Practice, in 1998. According to his website, it was one of the first books to outline methods to frame questions and find, evaluate, and apply medical literature searches to patient care—the same process Friedland had embraced in his own internal medicine practice.
Through his own journey of challenge and burnout, Dr. Friedland began researching the neuroscience of stress and burnout, which helped him emerge as a leader and speaker on the topic of transforming stress and burnout into becoming more engaged, compassionate, and values-based.
An international speaker and leadership coach, Dr. Friedland has delivered more 1500 programs, reaching more than 75,000 health care and business professionals around the globe.
Symposium to Highlight Research, Education and Practice
The Symposium will highlight work from a diverse group of researchers, faculty, and clinicians representing universities and teaching hospitals all over the country. Last year the two-day event featured more than 120 presenters in a wide range of formats including plenary sessions, panels, workshops, and paper and poster sessions.
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