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Dr. Greer became the Chief of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1971 and remained in that role until his retirement in 1992. Over 50 residents graduated from the training program during that interval. Throughout his career, he developed a national reputation as a clinician and researcher with diverse interests, which spanned joint replacement, metabolic bone disease, pediatrics and musculoskeletal oncology. He served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and was both Director and President of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. In addition, he was Associate Dean of Medical Education for the Penn State University College of Medicine from 1987 to 1992. The Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation today rests on the foundation of excellence created by Dr. Greer during his 21-year tenure as Division Chief.
- Discuss the pressures that young physicians face including expanding medical information, the burden of electronic medical records, new models for compensation and the pandemic.
- List circumstances under which coping strategies fail and are successful.
- Describe the concept of moral injury.
- Explain how the brain responds to music that is satisfying and how that relates to the “flow state.”
- Discuss how flow is integral to finding sustained satisfaction in your personal and professional life.
- 5:30 p.m. | Mark E. Baratz, MD
Clinical Professor and Vice Chair
- 7 p.m. | Adjournment
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