Clinician Health and Wellbeing Fellowship Program

The Train New Trainers Clinician Health and Wellbeing Fellowship (CHWB) is a seven-month clinical education program that begins April 26 – October 18th, 2021, for providers who wish to receive advanced training in clinician health and wellbeing.

Program fellows will dive deep on topics such as anxiety, burnout, depression, alcohol and substance abuse, cognitive disorders, suicide and the professional culture of medicine, colleague interactions, resilience and more.

Who Benefits?
Providers in all medical specialties could benefit from this fellowship, especially Internal medicine, Family medicine, Psychiatry, Emergency medicine, Neurology, Physician assistants, Nurse practitioners, and Psychiatric nurses.

Curriculum
The curriculum includes 26 required hours of training and will lead to a certificate of completion from the UC Davis Health Department of Clinical Affairs:

  • Twice-per-month, live case-based discussion, held on the second and fourth Monday of each month from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (PST) via webinar.
  • One hour per month of individualized, in-person or teleconference mentoring sessions with a TNT fellowship faculty member/mentor.
  • One-day conference on the UC Davis Health Campus in Sacramento, California.
  • The Health and Wellbeing of Medical Providers online course.

Goals of TNT CHWB Fellowship

Trainees will learn:

  • About solutions and treatments for burnout, depression, anxiety and substance disorders that commonly affectphysicians and other providers
  • About organizational and individual clinician preventive health approaches to ensure good personal health andcontinuing fitness to practice
  • How to engage, treat, and monitor impaired clinicians
  • How to teach TNT principles to their colleagues

This is not a traditional or Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) approved fellowship. Core Topics Include:

  • Suicide and the Professional Culture ofMedicine
  • Anxiety, Engagement in Treatment, andthe impact of Second Victims
  • Aging Physicians and CognitiveScreening
  • Caring for Potentially ImpairedPhysicians- Systemic and OrganizationalSolutions
  • Resilience and Individual PreventiveSolutions
  • Burnout and Depression
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Personality Disorders and DisruptivePhysicians
  • How Individual Physicians Should TreatTheir Colleagues

2021 Tuition: $7,500 per fellow

For more information: clinicianwellbeing@ucdavis.edu

Timeline: April-October, 2021

Required Reading:

  • Yellowlees Peter. Physician Suicide: Cases and Commentaries. 2018. American Psychiatric Publishing Inc.
  • Yellowlees, Peter. Physician Wellbeing: Cases and Solutions. 2020. American Psychiatric Publishing Inc.

Program Contact:             
Jennifer Bannister, EdM  jbannister@ucdavis.edu


April 26, 2021

CHWB Fellowship Program Kickoff—Via Zoom

Dr. Yellowlees, Dr. Hurria
Noon – 2:00 p.m.


May 2021

Two Monthly Teleconference One-Hour Teaching Sessions—Via Zoom

Monday, May 10th and Monday, May 24th* 
Noon - 1pm

  • Reading: Chapter 1. Suicide and the Professional Culture of Medicine—Dr. Peter Yellowlees
  • Reading: Chapter 2. Burnout and Depression—Dr. Shannon Suo
    One monthly one-hour mentoring session w/TNT faculty—Via Zoom or in-person

Assignment and discussion with mentor: How to identify symptoms of clinician burnout and depression


June 2021

Two Monthly Teleconference One-Hour Teaching Sessions—Via Zoom

Monday, June 7th and Monday, June 21st   |   Noon - 1 p.m.

  • Reading: Chapter 3. Anxiety, Engagement in Treatment & the impact on Second Victims—Dr. Caroline Giroux
  • Reading: Chapter 4. Alcohol Use Disorders—Dr. Matt Goldenberg
    One monthly one-hour mentoring session w/TNT faculty—Via Zoom or in-person

Assignment and discussion with mentor: How to prevent becoming a second victim


July 2021

Two Monthly Teleconference One-Hour Teaching Sessions—Via Zoom

Monday, July 12th and Monday, July 26th  |   Noon - 1 p.m.

  • Reading: Chapter 5. Substance (narcotic and other) Use Disorders—Dr. Matt Goldenberg
  • Reading: Chapter 6. Personality disorders and disruptive physicians—Dr. Emilie Bhe
    One monthly one-hour mentoring session w/TNT faculty—Via Zoom or in-person

Assignment and discussion with mentor: What are the impact of provider addictions on patient care?


July 12th, 2021

CHWB Conference & Fellowship Program Meeting—Zoom

Monday, July 12th   |   9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Dr. Yellowlees, Dr. Hurria, Dr. Nakagawa


August, 2021

Two Monthly Teleconference One-Hour Teaching Sessions—Via Zoom

Monday, August 9th and Monday, August 23rd  |   Noon - 1 p.m.

  • Reading: Chapter 8. How Individual Physicians Should Care for Themselves—Dr. Katren Tyler
  • Reading: Chapter 10. How Individual physicians should treat their colleagues—Dr. Benca, Dr. Hurria
    One monthly one-hour mentoring session w/TNT faculty—Via Zoom or in-person—Via Zoom or in-person

Assignment and discussion with mentor: How to achieve work-life balance and successfully retire


Monday, August 30th   |   Noon – 1pm   |   Bonus Zoom Webinar: Dr. J. Douglas Kirk

COVID-19 – A Chief Medical Officer’s Perspective—Via Zoom


September 2021

Two Monthly Teleconference One-Hour Teaching Sessions—Via Zoom

Monday, Sept. 13rd and Monday, Sept. 27th  |   Noon - 1 p.m.

  • Reading: Chapter 9. Caring for potentially impaired physicians: Systemic & Organizational Solutions—Dr. Andres Sciolla
  • Reading: Chapter 8. Aging Physicians and Cognitive Screening—Dr. Helen Kales
    One monthly one-hour mentoring session w/TNT faculty—Via Zoom or in-person

Assignment and discussion with mentor: How to recognize symptoms in colleagues


October 2021

Friday, October 22nd, Fellowship Program Wrap-Up Session & Hosted Dinner

UC Davis Health Campus, Sacramento, California
Dr. Yellowlees, Dr. Hurria, Dr. Nakagawa