Wisdom & Wellbeing Speaker Series

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Wisdom & Wellbeing Speaker Series

The recent explosion of research in improving well-being and life satisfaction can help us create a more meaningful life, more enjoyment from work, and communities that foster wisdom and wellbeing for all. We invite all interested health system staff, faculty, students, and University and community members to share in the conversation.

Be Wise.  Be Well.
Wisdom & Wellbeing Speaker Series

Jordan Hall Conference Center

Presentations are free and include lunch.
Register now.

The University Of Virginia School Of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  The University Of Virginia School Of Medicine designates this Schwartz Rounds for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  The University Of Virginia School Of Medicine awards one hour of participation to each non-physician participant who successfully completes this educational activity.  The University of Virginia School of Medicine maintains CME credits and a record of participants who have been awarded hours of participation.  CME transcripts may be obtained at www.cmevillage.com (click on Transcripts and follow the instructions).

Sponsorship by
UVA Center for Appreciative Practice
UVA School of Nursing
UVA Mindfulness Center

June 27, 2014

Peggy Kern, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Pennsylvania

Topic:  Live Long & Prosper:  Understanding
and Cultivating Healthy Lives

September 5, 2014

Barry Schwartz, PhD
Dorwin Cartwright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action
Swarthmore College

Topic: Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing

October 10, 2014

Monika Ardelt, PhD
Associate Professor of Sociology
University of Florida

Topic:  Wisdom and Aging Well: Examining possible pathways and mechanisms

November 14, 2014

Wiley "Chip" Souba, MD, ScA, MBA
Vice-President for Health Affairs
Dean of the Geisel School of Medicine
Dartmouth Medical College

Topic:  TBA

January 2015

Nicholas Maxwell
University College London

Topic:  TBA

February 6, 2015

Timothy Wilson, PhD
Sherrell J. Aston Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of Virginia

Topic:  TBA

February 27, 2015

Amy Wrzesniewski, PhD
Associate Professor
Yale School of Management

Topic: Make Your Current Job Your Dream Job - Finding Positive Meaning in Work

March 20, 2015

JoAnn Banks, PhD, RN
Bertha L. Shelton Endowed Professor of Research
Winston-Salem State University

Topic: Wisdom & Well Being Through Storytelling

April 24, 2015

Rick Hanson, PhD
Neuropsychologist and New York Times best-selling author (Buddha’s Brain, Hardwiring Happiness, Just One Thing, Mother Nurture)
University of British Columbia

Topic: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness

June 26, 2015

Isaac Prilleltensky, PhD
Dean, School of Education and Human Development
Professor of Educational and Psychological Studies
University of Miami, School of Education

Topic: Understanding and Promoting Wellness & Fairness

Our extraordinary speakers reflect a broad spectrum of scholarship in positive psychology, mindfulness, resilience and other disciplines that support individuals and organizations wanting to flourish.