Health professional wellness impacts their health, patients, and the health care system. Poor well-being is a driver for decreased productivity and turnover. Over time, an increased workload, provider shortage, electronic medical records, insurance networks, and greater productivity have taken a toll on health care workers in the United States. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased these issues exponentially. This course provides on-demand podcasts with topics in the area of lifestyle medicine education with calls to action. Additionally, participants will engage in weekly, 1:1, 20-minute coaching sessions with a certified health and wellness coach to put the education into action.
Estimated Hours to Complete: 9.5
Accreditation and Designation Statements
Physicians, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians. The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth designates this program for a maximum of 3.25 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity provides up to 3.25 contact hour(s).
The planning committee members nor any faculty have relevant financial or leadership relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
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Misty Zablosky, PhD, LAT, CHCW, DipACLM
Interim Chair and Assistant Professor in the Department of Lifestyle Health Sciences. Dr. Zablosky holds a Ph.D. in Kinesiology from Texas Woman’s University. She also earned an M.S. in Kinesiology from The University of North Texas and a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science from Tarleton State University. She is a licensed athletic trainer, a lifestyle medicine certified health and wellness coach, and board-certified in Lifestyle Medicine by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Before joining UNTHSC she worked as an Associate Professor of Health and Wellness at Paul Quinn College. At PQC, she developed and implemented a curriculum for a new Bachelor’s degree program in Health and Wellness. Dr. Zablosky is currently participating in research that is investigating the effects of exercise on cancer-related cognitive impairments in African American women with breast cancer. In her free time, she enjoys chasing her two-year-old, spending time outdoors with her family, and reading new books.
Jennifer Singh, MD
Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Health Professions at UNTHSC and Assistant Professor at LSU Feist Weiller Cancer Center. She received her M.D. from LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport, and completed her residency in combined Internal Medicine / Pediatrics, and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Pediatrics, and the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine. Although she has always been an avid home cook, her interest in a whole-foods-plant-based diet was piqued five years ago when her father was diagnosed with leukemia. A thorough evidence review prompted her to lead her family to change their diet for maximum health and wellness. Now with a special focus in Lifestyle Medicine, nutrition, and behaviors to treat and prevent chronic disease. She lives in Shreveport, Louisiana with her husband and children, and can usually be found gardening, biking, and of course cooking with family and friends.
Saray Stancic, MD
Saray Stancic, M.D. is triple board-certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, and Lifestyle Medicine. She graduated from New Jersey Medical School in 1993 and after completing her fellowship, accepted the position as Chief of Infectious Diseases at the Hudson Valley VA in New York. In later years, she served as Translational Medical Leader at Roche Pharmaceuticals where she led clinical trials in the field of viral hepatitis and HIV. In 2012, she left her work in Infectious Diseases to fully dedicate her time to the field of Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Stancic's interest in Lifestyle Medicine is rooted in her personal story as a patient living with multiple sclerosis. She is the founder of one of the first Lifestyle Medicine practices in the country and mentors the Lifestyle Medicine Interest Group at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. She seeks to spread the power of preventive medicine on a global scale and bring needed change to how we train physicians. She is the Producer and co-creator of the documentary film; Code Blue, which made its global release in May of 2020. Dr. Stancic released her first book earlier this year, entitled, What’s Missing from Medicine; Six Lifestyle Changes to Overcome Chronic Illness.