Resilience Week Lecture Series: Performance Nutrition for Resident Physicians
The majority of patients expect healthcare professionals to be in good mood, alert, and attentive at all times. However, poor nutrition and hydration can compromise these abilities. Evidence suggests certain nutritional strategies can mitigate fatigue and improve mood and cognitive performance. This session of Resilience Week provides a brief overview the latest research on nutritional strategies that have the potential to improve physician performance.
- Identify the associations between nutritional status and work performance;
- Describe the challenges and roadblocks to healthy eating at work;
- Discuss how to apply evidence-based nutritional strategies to reduce fatigue and improve performance.
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