WAEH Webinar – What is the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our people?
Employees working in eyehospitals worldwide increasingly experience work pressure and an imbalance between work and private life. This can lead to an increase in psychological work-related absenteeism. And the absence can manifest itself in burnout complaints and sometimes even depression. Jos Hubers, HR-manager from The Rotterdam Eye Hospital, is running the WAEH project Clinician Burn Out and will – together with other members of the WAEH – investigate the factors that influence the vitality of people working in eyehospitals worldwide and share lessons learned about interventions. Please share your thoughts about the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on people working in eyehospitals worldwide!
Date: Thursday 9 July 2020 Time: 06:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) San Francisco morning time! 14.00 London time!
If you would like to participate, please send an email to: Maaike.email@example.com. After registration you will receive a link. If you already have questions? Please feel free to already share them! During the webinar you can ask questions via the chat.
We hope to see and talk to you soon!
Wilmer Eye Institute: #1 ophthalmology research program in the U.S
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