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WEBINAR: Trends in Healthcare and Keys to Thriving in the Workplace in the COVID-19 Era

December 16, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

COVID-19 is a global journey that has lasted far longer than hoped and transformed much of daily life at work and at home. During this webinar presentation you will hear about trends in the healthcare ecosystem that are on the minds of employers and employees alike and learn about approaches to strategically address the challenges of a changing workstyle environment, benefits to consider to support employees as well as recruit and retain talent, and ways to reduce the likelihood of burnout in 2022.

Presenter: Z. Colette Edwards, MD, MBA

Z. Colette Edwards, MD MBA is the National Medical Director, Associate Health and Well-Being. She provides clinical and operational leadership to optimize the health, well-being, and benefits of Humana’s 52,000 associates. Humana has been a Platinum Award winner in NBGH’s “Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles” recognition program from 2014 – 2020, ranked in the top 10 of “Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America” in 2017 – 2019, achieved Gold status in the AHA’s Workplace Health Achievement Index 2017 – 2019, and reached 20% healthier by 2020 Bold Goal (CDC Healthy Days) in 2018.

With the arrival of COVID-19, Colette is the clinical lead for the associate population related to the development of policies, workflows, associate education, testing, return-to-work protocols, identification of benefits and support needs, and associate experiences like special COVID-19 messaging, a 3-month mindfulness offering, and 4-part gratitude and guided imagery webinar series. She also leads a Long COVID Workgroup, a multidisciplinary, cross-functional team composed of volunteers from across enterprise focused on designing resources to support and make life easier for those suffering from long COVID or who serve as caregivers to loved ones with the condition.

Dr. Edwards is a gastroenterologist and received a BA from Harvard University, an MD from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from the Wharton School. She completed her GI fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco, has a graduate certificate in health and wellness coaching from the Maryland University of Integrative Health, and is a graduate of the NIH Scholar Program in Translational Health Disparities.

Finally, Colette is the Managing Editor for the Wharton Healthcare Quarterly, has written a McGraw-Hill GI text, is the author of Be Less Stressed, is a contributing writer to Thrive Global, and provides COVID-19 updates and resources as part of the Harvard Alumni/ae Community Helps initiative. Lastly, she is a board member of Bread for the City and an advisory board member for T1D Exchange.



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December 16, 2021
8:30 am - 9:30 am
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