November 1st, 2022
Baltimore, MD
TIME:5:00-5:30 pm ET

2022 Planetree Conference: “Trauma-Informed Care as Person-Centered Care”

Title: Gold Foundation Executive Session: “Trauma-Informed Care as Person-Centered Care”

Time: 5:00-5:30pm Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Speaker: Sadie Elisseou, MD

Sadie Elisseou, MD is a primary care physician in the Boston VA healthcare system, a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Adjunct Instructor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine, and a nationally recognized expert in the field of trauma-informed care (TIC), an organizational framework for supporting survivors of various forms of trauma. Dr. Elisseou’s award-winning curriculum on ‘trauma-informed physical examination’ is now being taught at medical schools and healthcare institutions across the country. Dr. Elisseou’s mission is to promote healing in the world by inspiring compassion-driven cultural change in professional organizations globally.

Use the code GOLDDISCOUNT for $200 off the non-member full conference pass.

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Session: This Gold Foundation Executive Session is about creating a humanistic primary care protocol framework for clinical encounters. Trauma-informed care (TIC) is an evidence-based, strategic framework and rapidly growing social movement with practical applications to improve the patient experience. This session will explore SAMHSA’s internationally renowned 4 Rs and 6 core principles of TIC. Participants will leave with simple, actionable steps to enhance patients’ physical and psychological safety, autonomy, and trust during healthcare visits.  This session is directed to health system clinicians and executives.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Define trauma and trauma-informed care
  2. Identify specific examples of trauma-informed communication
  3. Demonstrate key components of a trauma-informed physical examination


Don’t miss the other two Gold Foundation sessions at Planetree: “Nursing Leadership Panel: Delivery of Humanistic Community-Based​ and Community-Responsive Care” and “Building Humanism and Resilience through Challenging Simulations.”