9 Oct 2021
CDE – Stress Management for dental professionals
An online webinar was organized and conducted by the Department of Public Health Dentistry, Rajarajeswari Dental College and Hospital
Topic: “Stress Management for dental professionals”
Speaker: Dr. Hallegere (Hall) Murthy, MD,MRCGP,DCH,FAAFP Founder &CEO, Scope Foundation,USA.
Former Clinical Assistant Prof. in Family Medicine
University of Miami, USA.
Moderators: Dr. Padma K Bhat -Professor & HOD –Dept. of PHD,RRDCH, Dr. Shweta Professor, Dept. of PHD,RRDCH
The webinar was held to observe the occasion of World Mental health Day 2021with the theme “Mental Health For All: Let’s make it a reality.” The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on people’s mental health. Some groups, including health and other frontline workers, students, people living alone, and those with pre-existing mental health conditions, have been particularly affected with increasing stress levels. Hence this webinar offered a range of coping strategies.
The program was well received and attended by nearly 150 participants including, Faculty, Students, Interns, Post-Graduate Students of RRDCH. The Q&A session was active and whole program lasted beyond an hour. This program was acknowledged and supported by the Management, Dean, Principal and Faculty of RRDCH. All the participants co-operated in making this program a grand success.