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For the past year, PA programs and their faculty have been operating at surge capacity. Throughout the pandemic, many of us have sacrificed our own well-being. Working from home – in many respects – has become living at work. Which is why it is important to intentionally disconnect from our work and computers.
Self-care is critical, not just to preserve our own mental, emotional, and physical well-being, but to also allow us to support our students who are also struggling to adapt in this virtual environment. We tell our students to take care of themselves; we tell them that they cannot study 24/7, and that they need to exercise, get sleep, and eat well. But are we taking our own advice?PA educators across the…
Daytheon Sturges, assistant professor and diversity co-chair at the UW Medicine MEDEX Northwest PA program, is creating a more inclusive culture in PA education and calling fellow educators across the nation to join him. The national movement for social justice led Sturges to lead the development of a Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee at UW Medicine. In this video, he shares advice for those looking to address diversity, equity, and inclusion on their own campuses. Watch…