Changing the Culture of Medical Residency to One That Promotes Wellness and Resiliency as a Priority, with Specific Interventions Implemented During a Pandemic
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Daniel Drane III, EdD
Director of Wellmess, Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education
Assistant Professor of Practice, Internal Medicine, The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix
Dr. Daniel Drane is the Director of Wellness for Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education and an Assistant Professor of Practice in Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. Daniel works with medical students at the College and residents/fellows at Banner University Medical Center – Phoenix to reduce anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, and burnout. He also makes system and policy recommendations to administrators, program directors, and College leadership to improve the overall environment and well-being of all medical trainees. Dr. Drane is also responsible for the curriculum, training, and resource development around well-being and mental health at the College for medical trainees, faculty, and physicians.
Dr. Drane received his B.A. in Political Science from Loyola Marymount University, his Masters in Higher and Post-Secondary Education from Arizona State University and his Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Innovation from Arizona State University. He has worked at the UA College of Medicine – Phoenix in wellness and mental health for the past nine years.