Stanford University Emergency Medicine
Dr. Al'ai Alvarez FACEP FAAEM is a clinical assistant professor of Emergency Medicine and the assistant residency program director at the Stanford Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Alvarez focuses on the interdependence of residency wellbeing with performance improvement in patient experience, quality and patient safety. Prior to his role in academia, Dr. Alvarez served as the assistant medical director in clinical operations and quality education at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.
Dr. Alvarez serves as the co-chair of WellMD's Physician Wellness Forum, and is one of the peer supporters for WellMD's Physician Resource Network (PRN) Support.
Dr. Alvarez works on recruitment efforts for faculty, graduate and undergraduate medical education with a passion for increasing diversity and inclusion at Stanford University. He serves on the EM Faculty Search Committee, and is a steering committee member for the Leadership Education in Advancing Diversity (LEAD) at the Stanford School of Medicine, the Stanford Clinical Opportunity for Residency Experience (SCORE) Program, and the Diversity Advisory Panel of the Stanford MD Admissions.
Nationally, Dr. Alvarez serves on committees on physician wellbeing and diversity and inclusion in medical education, and has given several grand rounds and national conference lectures and workshops on relevant topics in gratitude and self-compassion, physician wellbeing and burnout, professionalism in medicine, the imposter syndrome, as well as increasing leadership capacity and mentorship to enhance diversity and inclusion.
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Friday, May 15, 2020
9:00 AM – 9:50 AM