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Tuesday, November 8, 2022
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Human factors/ergonomics (HFE) science studies the optimization of worker wellbeing and overall system performance. Learn about the development and application of HFE education at the leadership level, where decisions regarding the implementation of externally imposed expectations affect clinician performance in patient care and their wellbeing, and how to mitigate clinician cognitive overload through human factor ergonomics.


1:30 – 2 p.m.  
Awards Presentation: J. Douglas Kirk, M.D.

2 – 3:30 p.m.  
Keynote Address: The Human Factors

2:30 – 3:45 p.m.  

3:45 – 4:30 p.m.  
Presentations, UC Davis Health Clinician Health and Wellbeing Fellows


Michael PriviteraDr. Michael Privitera
Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, University of Rochester

Michael Privitera, M.D., M.S., is a main architect of URMC's hospital-wide multimodal approach to addressing clinician burnout by supporting individuals and making institutional/ organizational changes in his hospital role as Medical Director of the Medical Faculty and Clinician Wellness Program.

Kate MacNamee, MSKate MacNamee, M.S.,
Director of Design Research, Ximedica

Kate MacNamee, M.S., Director of Design Research, Ximedica, collaborates with clients to develop medical products and strategies by studying the full extent of product ecosystem, including environment, fiscal infrastructure, regulation, and human cognitive capabilities.

The Clinician Health and Wellbeing Summit is an annual event held in the late Fall at UC Davis Health. It’s an afternoon of presentations focused on quality of life initiatives for clinicians and features internal and external leaders in clinician health and wellbeing.