Meetings of Interest – Upcoming events

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Meetings of Interest – Past events

MWIA Work Life Balance Special Interest Group Webinar

Date: Saturday, 27 February, 2021
Time: Feb 27, 2021 11:00 Greenwich Mean Time
Theme: Achieving work life balance during the Covid-19 pandemic

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting

Preliminary program:

Moderators: Helen Goodyear and Yoshiko Maeda (CO-Chairs, MWIA Work Life Balance Special Interest Group)


  1. What is work life balance and why is it important- Dr Obianma Nneka Onya (Nigeria) 
  2. Doctors wellbeing – Prof Bettina Pfleiderer (Germany) 
  3. Burnout amongst women doctors – Prof Padmini Murthy (USA) 
  4. Balancing employment and life – A/Prof Deb Colville (Australia)
  5. Achieving a balanced work life balance in the midst of COVID-19- Dr Clarissa Fabre (UK) Keynote speaker
  6. Virtual meeting fatigue – Dr Dabota Yvonne Buowari (Nigeria)
  7. Panel session with all speakers