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EP94 – Overcoming Burnout (Dra Jacqueline Kerr)

“I understand change is really difficult. And it takes courage. But it takes a lot of support. So, let’s think about that acknowledging the courage that people have when they change but giving them as much support as possible in that process.” – Dra. Jacqueline Kerr Welcome to The Jimbo Paris Show #94 – Overcoming Burnout. (Dra. Jacqueline Kerr) Dr. Jacqueline Kerr, a Behavioral Scientist and Burnout survivor. She is among the top 1% of cited scientists globally and has been awarded over $56 million by the National Institutes of Health to study ways to help people and communities improve their behavior when it comes to their health. Dr. Kerr left her position as a public health professor in 2018. Presently, she is a podcast host for “Overcoming Working Mom Burnout,” where she conducts interviews with researchers, diversity experts, and leadership coaches. She is on a mission to dismantle the causes of burnout, prevent burnout through comprehensive strategic planning for employee well-being aligned with DEIB, and create sustainable and impactful organizational change informed by her two decades as a behavior change and implementation scientist and practitioner. Her TEDx talk (How to stop burnout before it starts) explains how burnout is a multi-level problem and provides actionable solutions that we can all use to change the social norms around burnout based on behavior change science.