Family Physician Health and Well-being Conference Faculty

Physician Well-Being Conference Faculty

Mark Greenawald, MD, FAAFP, DABFM, Conference Chair; Professor and Vice Chair of Family and Community Medicine, Carilion Clinic and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine 

Reid B. Blackwelder, MD, FAAFP, Professor and Chair, Family Medicine, Quillen College of Medicine, ETSU; Past President, American Academy of Family Physicians

Melissa L. Borthwick, MD, RYT-500, Manchester, New Hampshire

Dike Drummond, MD, CEO,

Ronald Epstein, MD, Professor of Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Oncology and Medicine (Palliative Care); American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor; Co-director, Center for Communication and Disparities Research, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York

Nicole Eull, PsyD, Director of Wellbeing for Academic Affairs, Advocate Aurora Healthcare, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Belinda Fu, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Washington Department of Family Medicine; Faculty Physician, Swedish Medical Center; First Hill Family Medicine Residency; Founder and Director, The Mayutica Institute; Ensemble Member, Unexpected Productions, Seattle Theatresports™

Ravi Grivois-Shah, MD, MPH, MBA, FAAFP, Associate Professor, University of Arizona College of Medicine
Banner University Medical Group; Medical Director, Alvernon Family Medicine Residency Practice; Medical Director, Mobile Health Program Tucson, AZ

Ealing Jahn, CFP, Creative Planning, Phoeniz, Arizona

James Jerzak, MD, Physician Lead, Team-based Care, Bellin Health; Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health; Clinical Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay 

Clif Knight, MD, CPE, FAAFP, Senior Vice President for Education, American Academy of Family Physicians

Corey Martin, MD, Founder, The Bounce Back Project; CDTLF - Certified Dare to Lead Facilitator; Former CMO and Lead Physician for Allina Burnout Prevention and Resilience

Amy Mechley, MD, Cleves, Ohio

Scott Nass, MD, MPA, FAAFP, AAHIVS, Program Director, Eisenhower Family Medicine Residency, Rancho Mirage, California

Beth Polk, MD, FAAFP, RYT-500, Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician, Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, Virginia

Alex J. Reed, PsyD, MPH, Director of Behavioral Health Education, University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency; Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Behavioral Health Liaison, ECHO Colorado

Amaryllis Sanchez Wohlever, MD, Physician Wellness and Leadership Coach; Author; Chair, Physician Wellness Committee, FAFP, Kissimmee, Florida

Polina Sayess, MD, FAAFP, Board Certified in Family Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine; Live Well Work Well Primary Care, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center; Secretary, AAFP LM-MIG; Board Member At Large, NH AFP

P. Brent Smith, MD, MSc, MLS, FAAFP, Board Certified Family and Sports Medicine

Mark B. Stephens, MD, Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Master Educator, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania

Jay Winner, MD, FAAFP, Family Physician; Founder and Teacher, Stress Management Program, Sansum Clinic; Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, USC, Santa Barbara, California

Kim Yu, MD, FAAFP, Director, Quality and Performance, Ambulatory and Urgent Care, Vituity, Emeryville, California

The Family Physician Ecosystem

The AAFP has designed this unique conference to address the factors affecting your well-being, by addressing them from the family physician ecosystem’s five points of entry:


Physician Ecosystem

The Family Physician Ecosystem

  • Health Care System – Advocating to improve regulation and documentation burdens
  • Organization – Promoting leadership skills for success within organizations
  • Practice – Improving efficiencies for a sustainable practice
  • Individual – Developing well-being habits to address physician fatigue
  • Physician Culture – Addressing the mindset of physician self-sacrifice

Explore the AAFP’s interactive web portal for resources dedicated to improving physician well-being.

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Explore the AAFP’s interactive web portal for resources dedicated to improving physician well-being.

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