WA-ACEP Wellness Series

Join WA-ACEP for the fourth installment of our FREE on-going series of Wellness Talks

“The Secret Dual Pandemic: COVID and Physician Mental Health—Addressing Clinician Personal Resilience, From Breakdowns to Breakthroughs”

Miko Rose, DO, FNAOME

January 20, 2022

Wellness Webinar Registration

  • Participants will be introduced to the unique mental health challenges that arise during a global health crisis; with focus on the psychological impact of COVID on the mental health of physicians and other health care providers.
  • Participants will learn to utilize dynamic mindfulness and life-coaching techniques to create mental conditions for peak performance in both the academic and health care settings.
  • Participants will be able to identify and name risks of untreated “burnout” in medical trainee and physician populations.
  • Participants will be able to describe basic tenets of positive psychiatry and challenges of changing from a focus on pathology to a strengths-based focus; to shift perspective and psychologically pivot to a focus on well-being throughout these times of unique challenge.
  • Participants will learn how to incorporate techniques used during this workshop into their daily lives, including: life purpose visualizations, mindfulness relaxation exercises, and happiness-focused interventions.

This Wellness Webinar series is a benefit for WA-ACEP members and FREE of cost!


About the Speaker

Dr. Miko Rose is an Assistant Dean of Clinical Education, Associate Professor, and Chief of the Division of Psychiatry, Department of Clinical Medicine at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine She is also an Associate Professor and Program Director of the Joy Initiative Wellness Program at Michigan State University. She is Nationally Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, having completed her training at Michigan State University. She has served as council member for the American Psychiatric Association Committee for Geriatric Psychiatry and the Council on Communications. She serves on the National Board of Medical Examiners as appointed faculty, writing and creating standards for national medical board examinations.

Dr. Rose is founder and Program Director of “the Joy Initiative,” a project she started at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and College of Osteopathic Medicine schools. In 2013, she was awarded the SAMHSA American Psychiatric Association Minority Leadership Fellowship Grant, from which she built the foundation to develop emotional resilience, happiness, and mindfulness trainings tailored to meet the unique needs of medical providers. She now offers one of the first formal classes on happiness and joy in medical schools in the nation–which she has been teaching as a for-credit class in two medical schools for the past seven years. This curriculum has since expanded to provide training for peak performance for team coaches, trainers and student athletes.

Most recently, Dr. Rose received an award as one of the top medical educators in the country, the National American Osteopathic Medical Educator Fellowship Teaching award, which is a five-year fellowship.

Prior to entering medical school, Dr. Rose worked as a Program Officer, fundraiser, and advocate for the underserved with a focus on overcoming domestic violence and trauma. She has over 25 years of experience and formal training in life coaching. Drawing upon her experiences with underserved communities, she now creates and facilitates happiness training programs for medical providers and trainees across the country.

WA-ACEP Truth and Reconciliation Statement

Through a majority vote, the WA-ACEP board voted to adopt the following Truth and Reconciliation Statement, which you can read in it’s entirety via the link below.

WA ACEP Truth and Reconciliation Statement 

WA-ACEP is committed to taking an active stance in dismantling systemic racism and promoting health equity. Part of this work is assembling an Anti-Racism and Health Equity committee, which is chaired by Java Tunson, MD. A charter and strategic plan is currently being developed. To get involved please email admin@washingtonacep.org

Read our full statement on Structural Racism and Public Health here.

2021 WA-ACEP Leadership Summit

Thank you for Attending the 2021 Leadership Summit!

Friday, November 12, 2021
SeaTac Conference Center

Thank you for attending the 2021 WA-ACEP Leadership Summit! We are grateful to have been able to meet in-person again. An email was sent out to attendees with CME claim information. If you did not receive one, please email Chapter Exec, Cailey Nickerson for the link: admin@washingtonacep.org

The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this Live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM