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WELLMED International Meeting


Second International Meeting on Well being and Performance in Clinical Practice (WELLMED)

Second Call of Abstracts

Following the success of our previous meeting in May 2014, the conference will explore how burnoutand well-being are related to different aspects of quality of care and patient safety, in terms of clinical decision making, communication in clinical practice, medical errors, civility at the workplace, and patient neglect. The conference will explore both negative and debilitating predictors of work performance as well as positive and motivating ones, including physician resilience and job engagement. A special emphasis will also be given to innovative ways of including training on wellbeing and patient safety at different levels of medical education. (

The meeting will take place in the Porto Carras resort (, in Chalkidiki, Greece, in May 18-222016.

Keynote speakers

Dr. Fiona Godlee, Editor in Chief, BMJ, UK

Professor Christina Maslach, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Professor David W. Bates, Editor in Chief, Journal of Patient Safety, USA

Professor Aneez Esmail, Institute of Population Health, University of Manchester, UK

Professor Elizabeth A. Rider, Institute for Professionalism and Ethical Practice, Harvard Medical School, USA

Professor Rebecca Lawton, University of Leeds, Associate Editor, BMJ Quality and Safety, UK

Professor Mohammadreza Hojat, Thomas Jefferson University, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, USA

Professor J. Bryan Sexton, Department of Psychiatry, Director, Duke Patient Safety Center, Duke University Health System, USA

Dr. Jane Lemaire, University of Calgary, Canada 

Professor Chris McManus, University College London, UK

Dr. Jennifer Bremner, Director, European Health Management Association

Researchers will also have the opportunity to learn and discuss exciting new ideas in the "Master Class on Burnout in Health Care", which will take place during the conference. 


Looking forward to welcoming you to WELLMED 2016 in Greece!

Dr. Efharis Panagopoulou,

Conference President