FCAAP Wellness

Spring Wellness Series 2022

FCAAP and the Michigan AAP (MIAAP) are excited to team up to bring you the Spring Wellness Series. This five-week event covers a range of wellness topics specifically chosen for busy physicians. Featuring expert speakers, meditation classes, prizes, and even some surprises, the series offers something to cater to everyone’s individual health needs.

Week 1: Physical Fitness and Health

Session 1: Tuesday, May 3, 7 p.m. ET
Dr. Theresa Holtrop will share the importance of self-care at work, along with ways to start taking better care of yourself. Finding ways to replenish your well-being during work hours can improve your productivity and motivation.

Session 2: Wednesday, May 4, 12:30 p.m. ET
Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Join Dr. José Zayas and your peers from Florida and Michigan for a discussion about the benefits of exercise and how you can incorporate it regularly into your schedule.

Week 2: Nutrition

Session: Monday, May 9, 6 p.m. ET
When you eat right, you’re more likely to feel right. Balanced nutrition is essential and affects how you’ll feel tonight, tomorrow, and into the future. Join expert Dr. Debora Duro for a discussion on sustainable nutrition.

Week 3: Mental Health and Self Care

Session 1: Wednesday, May 18, 6:30 p.m. ET
During this session, led by Dr. Thresia Gambon, members from both the Florida and Michigan chapters can share the experiences and strategies they are employing to overcome the challenges of stress and the inability to unplug.

Session 2: Friday, May 20, 12:30 p.m. ET
Having occasional feelings of anxiety is a normal part of life. Join pediatric psychiatrist Dr. Jeanette Scheid to explore different forms of anxiety and simple strategies to reduce or eliminate it.

Week 4: Mindfulness

Session 1: Monday, May 23, 12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m. ET
We have a personal and professional obligation to tend to our own wellbeing. We must pay attention to all aspects of our lives because neglect in one area affects our overall quality of life. Pediatric psychiatrist Dr. Sheila Marcus will share wellness strategies to help us become more proactive during our journeys.

Session 2: Wednesday, May 25, 12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET
Find your center with Dr. April Yuki for 30 minutes of guided meditation and relaxation.

Session 3: Thursday, May 26, 6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. ET
More guided meditation and relaxation with Dr. April Yuki.

Week 5: Coaching and Application

Session: Tuesday, May 31, 6:30 p.m. ET
Join Dr. Dianne Ansari-Winn, author of the book Doctor, Heal Thyself: A Guide for Physicians to Prevent Burnout and Promote Wellbeing, for an interactive workshop that will focus on how members can apply the self-care tactics they learned throughout the month.

Register for the Spring 2022 Wellness Series today to take advantage of these amazing learning opportunities and visit the FCAAP members-only website for complete details about the Spring Wellness Series!

Walk the Path to Wellness Strava Challenge

As part of the series, we also invite you to take the Walk the Path to Wellness Strava Challenge. Participating is easy!

  • If you are not an FCAAP or MIAAP Athlete yet, join our community in Strava today. It’s free.
  • Make sure to register, then accept the challenge by clicking “I’m In” on the challenge page/invite.
  • From May 1 – May 31, walk, run, bike, swim, or dance for a total of 150 minutes per week and post your activities on Strava.
  • Get social! If you like, post pictures from your wellness journey on Strava and social media. Don’t forget to tag us in your social media posts using the hashtag #FCAAPWellness:

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Give kudos, comment, and encourage everyone throughout the month on this journey to wellness.

Let's Chat about Fcaap events & partnerships!

Contact Dana Mykytyn, Events Coordinator at 850-224-3939 ext. 1006, or send a message.