Desired Practice: Improved understanding of mechanisms behind work fulfillment and satisfaction leading to better care of patients. Specific communication techniques will be taught for use in the exam room.

Target Audience: Any TPMG physician can participate.


Erica Rogers, MD, Dermatology/PLS,

Adam Rogers, MD, Cardiology/WCR,


1) Describe the physiologic effects of the human stress response and its origins in our evolution.
2) Recognize the benefits of oxytocin as a stress management tool and identify strategies for building oxytocin at work with patients and coworkers.
3) Distinguish the beneficial from the potentially harmful effects of dopamine.

FACULTY & DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:  The presenter & planner(s) for this activity have disclosed that they have no relevant relationships with commercial or industry organizations (Commercial Interest). The CME Department has reviewed their disclosure information for the planner(s) and faculty for this activity and they do not have relationships that present a relevant conflict of interest. Kaiser Permanente does not endorse any brand name products.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT:  The Kaiser Permanente Diablo Service Area is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDITS STATEMENT:  The Kaiser Permanente Diablo Service Area designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. These credits may also be applied to the CMA Certification in continuing medical education. Nurses may report credit towards the continuing medical education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nursing.


Session date: 
03/02/2023 - 8:30am to 12:00pm PST
United States
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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