Monday, September 26, 2011

Upcoming Harvard Coaching Conference

Author: Heather Fork, MD, CPCC

If you are interested in Wellness or Leadership Coaching, consider attending the upcoming conference presented by the Institute of Coaching at Harvard:

Fourth Annual Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare Conference
Date: October 21-21, 2011
Location: Boston Massachusetts
This is a great opportunity to find out more about the field of coaching and network with coaches experienced in wellness and lifestyle medicine coaching.

The following is from the Institute of Coaching’s website:
“This year we will have four tracks:
  1. Leadership
  2. Positive Psychology
  3. Health & Wellness
  4. Advanced Coaching Practice
Our Leadership track will feature John Bennett, who has launched the first Master of Science in Executive Coaching, leading a workshop on masterful coaching, as well as Richard Boyatzis who will lead a workshop on compassionate coaching.

Our Positive Psychology track will feature Robert Biswas-Deiner, positive psychologist, researcher, author, and coach, on strengths-based coaching, and Shelley Carson, Harvard psychologist and author of Your Creative Brain, on developing optimal "brainsets" for coaches and clients.

Our Health & Wellness track will feature Eva Selhub, Harvard mind-body physician, on mindfulness and Yale psychologist Michael Pantalon on "Motivational Coaching in a Moment." Harvard Institute of Lifestyle Medicine physicians, Eddie Phillips and Beth Frates will lead physician/patient coaching demonstrations and practice.

Our Advanced Coaching Practice track will feature Manfred Kets de Vries, Harvard neurologist, researcher, and executive coach Leslie Shinobu and Institute of Coaching co-director Margaret Moore on "Neuroscience & Coaching - What's real and what's not," and Jim Loehr will present a corporate athlete workshop.”

For additional information and to register, click here.

About the author:

Heather Fork, MD, CPCC, is owner and founder of the Doctor’s Crossing. As an ICF certified coach, she works with physicians who are seeking to renew and reinvigorate their careers and avoid burnout. She helps doctors tap into their natural abilities and passion to create new and inspiring opportunities within clinical medicine or through non-clinical options. Knowing that too many physicians are suffering from stress and burnout, Dr. Fork is dedicated to improving physician well-being collectively, as well as individually.  

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