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The Ellen F. Hughes Lectureship on Clinician Well-being

Ellen F. Hughes, MD, PhD

The Ellen F. Hughes Lectureship on Clinician Well-Being is intended to acknowledge and learn from a nationally recognized individual who has made significant scientific contributions and practice accomplishments devoted to enhancing the well-being of clinicians -- students, residents, faculty, nurses, and other practitioners whose careers are devoted to providing the best possible health care to patients. The Lectureship and its associated Award are co-sponsored by the UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine (DGIM) and Osher Center for Integrative Medicine (OCIM).

Second Annual Ellen Hughes Lecture

The second annual Ellen F. Hughes Lecture on Clinician Well-being was given on February 15, 2018 by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD. Dr. Kabat-Zinn is Professor of Medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and widely known for his work in bringing mindfulness into the mainstream of medicine and society.

The 2018 Ellen Hughes lecture was co-hosted by Dr. Shelley Adler, Director of the UCSF Osher Center and Dr. Mike Rabow, Director of the UCSF Symptom Management Service.

The lecture was recorded and you can view it here: 2018 Ellen F. Hughes Lecture on Clinician Well-being

 

First Annual Ellen Hughes Lecture

The first annual Ellen Hughes Lecture on Clinician Well-being was given by Ira Byock, MD, on September 15, 2016. Dr. Byock's talk was titled "Walking Close to the Fire Without Getting Burned (Practicing Work-Life Balance and Self-Care: Late Life Wisdom from a Serial Offender)"

Ellen Hughes Lectureship - Background & Speaker Nominations

Ellen Hughes Lectureship Nomination for 2019

Nominations for a speaker for the 2019 Ellen Hughes Lectureship on Clinician Well-being for 2019 will be accepted in Fall of 2018. We will post a nomination form on this web page.

Contributions to the Hughes Lectureship Fund

Those who knew and loved Ellen are encouraged to contribute to the funding and sustaining of this Lectureship in her honor by preparing a check payable to "University of California, San Francisco " with "For Ellen Hughes Lectureship" on the subject line and mailing it to:
UCSF Foundation, Attn. Ellen Hughes Lectureship Fund
P.O. Box 45339
San Francisco, CA 94145-0339