Mindfulness & Interprofessional Wellness: Strategies for navigating stress and relationships in and out of the workplace
Fall 2019-Spring 2020 Brown Bag Seminar Series
This seminar series will explore the principles and practices of mindfulness as they relate to social and emotional intelligence, mind-body awareness, and interpersonal and interprofessional relationships. Participants will examine how mindfulness can reduce personal and interpersonal stress, and learn skills and strategies for navigating health workforce settings more effectively. Concepts will be applied to interprofessional teams.
Enrollment available to the OUHSC Campus Community. Seats are limited for in-person sessions. Webinar recordings will be available online.
12:00-1:00 pm: Principles & Practicals
1:00-1:30 pm: Embodied Practice
OUHSC Library/ Webinar Access Available
Edwin (Gerry) Ibay, J.D.
MHA Program Director
OU Hudson College of Public Health
Gerry has over 10 years of healthcare experience in multiple roles, organization types, and geographies. Prior to academia, he was a manager of clinical information systems for NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, where he successfully managed a $20 million dollar grant to develop health information exchanges to facilitate care coordination between the hospital and community-based patient centered medical homes.
He served in a variety of roles for Bon Secours Health System, including as a vice president of strategy and philanthropy, leading departments through strategic change and with role and staff responsibilities spanning multiple states. He now brings his practical experience to the classroom as Vice Chair and Assistant Professor, MHA Program Director, Department of Health Administration and Policy, Hudson College of Public Health.
Gerry received a B.A. from the University of Richmond, earning a double major in Leadership Studies and Speech Communication. He also completed a dual graduate degree, receiving an M.H.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University and a J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law.