Presentation Theme

Chair Development

Presentation Type

Roundtable Discussion (Facilitated during a 60 minute lunch where discussion revolves around one topic)

Abstract

Department chairs are often exposed to occupational stressors that may lead to burnout. The presenters will discuss a chair support group they developed to provide one another support, insight, perspective, collaboration, advocacy, and resources. Implementation strategies for a variety of initiatives will be offered.

Keywords

burnout prevention, support group, self-care, organizational culture, chair collaboration

 

Promoting Success and Well-Being Through a Chair Support Group

Department chairs are often exposed to occupational stressors that may lead to burnout. The presenters will discuss a chair support group they developed to provide one another support, insight, perspective, collaboration, advocacy, and resources. Implementation strategies for a variety of initiatives will be offered.