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Resident wellness, LGBTQ care, kindness: 3 thought-provoking OMED talks

At OMED 2018, many of the profession’s leaders will be digging into the issues of the day in a series of high-energy talks.


Connect, grow and be inspired at OMED 2018, Oct. 5-9 in San Diego. This year’s lineup of TED-style talks will leave you with fresh ideas, bold insights and actionable tips for practicing medicine in 2018. You’ll hear from DOs and medical innovators who are working to change the face of health care one patient at a time.

Here’s a preview of what’s in store:

Tyree Winters, DO

Addressing the rising rate of physician suicide among medical residents, Dr. Winters will discuss tactics for reducing fatigue and burnout, including community service, behavioral health services and osteopathic manipulative medicine.

Ron Holt, DO

A psychiatrist, motivational speaker and author, Dr. Holt is passionate about LGBTQ health care and was the recent recipient of a grant from The Ellen DeGeneres Show’s “One Million Acts of Good” campaign.

Octavia Cannon, DO

Kindness matters! Dr. Cannon will discuss the importance of kindness in medicine and will provide tips on how physicians can practice more empathetic care.

Octavia Cannon, DO

The deets

Don’t miss these speakers and others Saturday, Sunday and Monday on the OMED Central Stage inside the Experience Zone (Exhibit Hall B) giving inspirational TED-style talks; a full list of speakers will be available on the OMED app. View the OMED program for more conference highlights.

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