Well-Being & Academic Transitions

Enduring - This is a virtual, asynchronous educational session that is part of the Center for Faculty and Professional Development’s Foundations in Medical Education series.

Foundations in Medical Education offers participants an opportunity to attend a live, virtual one-hour session that focuses on one of following four foundational topics in medical education: learning theory, clinical teaching, classroom teaching, and assessment and evaluation.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for residents and fellows, PDs, APDs, faculty and coordinators, medical students, clerkship directors and coordinators, clinical staff, advanced practitioners, CE activity directors, faculty and organizers.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • identify common contributing factors that may challenge a learner's ability to thrive during an academic transition
  • explore the faculty role in co-creating supportive transition experiences through self-reflection and role-modeling
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 1.00 ANCC
    • 1.00 Participation Credit
    Course opens: 
    Course expires: 

    Well-Being & Academic Transitions

    This is an asynchronous enduring material activity.
    Activity Director
    Nicole Woll, PhD, MEd
    Vice Dean, Faculty and Professional Development
    Executive Director, Geisinger Academy of Educators
    Geisinger Medical Center
    Geisinger Faculty
    Kelly Shaw, PsyD
    Program Director, Graduate Medical Education Well-Being
    Geisinger Medical Center


    In support of improving patient care, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Credit Designation 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for 1 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity.


    This Geisinger continuing education activity is designed for use by healthcare professionals for educational purposes only.  Information and opinions offered by the contributors represent their viewpoints.  Conclusions drawn by the participant should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. Prescription information and use of medical devices should be undertaken only after confirmation by consulting the FDA-approved uses and information.

    While Geisinger makes every effort to have accurate information presented, no warranty, expressed or implied, is offered.  The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

    Terms of Approval

    April 05, 2024 – April 05, 2027

    Original release date

    April 05, 2024

    Peer Review

    On April 05, 2024, this continuing education online material was reviewed by Katie Klinger, MEd, Senior Education Specialist, Continuing Education, Geisinger, Danville, PA. To ensure the scientific relevance of this enduring material, its contents will be reviewed again in April 2027.


    Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activities sponsored by the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine must disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

    If at any time during this activity you feel that there has been commercial or promotional bias, please inform us by using the commercial bias comments box on the evaluation form.  Please answer the questions about balance on the CE activity evaluation form candidly.

    The following individual(s) have reported no financial or other relationships with commercial entities who products/services may relate to the educational content of this activity:

    Katie Klinger, MEd, Kelly Shaw, PsyD, Nicole Woll, PhD, MEd, Rob Cooney, MD, MSMedEd, Karen Tillotson, PA-C, Rebecca Stoudt, DNP, PhD, CRNA, Daniel Longyhore, PharmD, Annie Seif, BS and Kristi Shirk, BA.

    Available Credit

    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 1.00 ANCC
    • 1.00 Participation Credit


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