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Chronic Pain, The Workplace, and You.

Chronic pain exists in the workplace - and leaders need tools to help their teams thrive. Join the incredible Dr. Duygu Gulseren, whose research - featured in Harvard Business Review has shaped our understanding of chronic pain in the workplace, and Dr. Abigail Hirsch, pain psychologist and co-founder of Lin Health, as they address the topic every business leader needs to hear. Learn what steps you can take to help your organization raise the bar.

Chronic Pain, The Workplace, and You.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 1-2pm EST / 10-11am PST

Chronic Pain, The Workplace, and You.

What to expect:

Stunning research recently published in Harvard Business Review revealed that 80% of leaders recognize that chronic pain is a concern for their organizations, yet, when asked, that same 80% did not know how to deal with their employees in pain, and 77% wanted to know what they could do as leaders to help.
Good news, leaders, help has arrived.


This conversation, led by two outstanding contributors to the chronic pain space, addresses:

  • The scope of the problem and the best way to tackle it from the inside
  • Practical and proactive steps every business leader can take to address chronic pain and related conditions in their organizations
  • Tips for listening to and understanding your people and their needs, best practices for thinking through your physical workspace, where and what kind of resources you can tap into, and more.

Resources:

For current or prospective employees with pain:

For organizations and leaders:

Watch the recording right here:

Chronic Pain, The Workplace, and You.

What to expect:

Stunning research recently published in Harvard Business Review revealed that 80% of leaders recognize that chronic pain is a concern for their organizations, yet, when asked, that same 80% did not know how to deal with their employees in pain, and 77% wanted to know what they could do as leaders to help.
Good news, leaders, help has arrived.


This conversation, led by two outstanding contributors to the chronic pain space, addresses:

  • The scope of the problem and the best way to tackle it from the inside
  • Practical and proactive steps every business leader can take to address chronic pain and related conditions in their organizations
  • Tips for listening to and understanding your people and their needs, best practices for thinking through your physical workspace, where and what kind of resources you can tap into, and more.

Resources:

For current or prospective employees with pain:

For organizations and leaders:

About your hosts

About your host

Dr. Duygu Gulseren

Dr. Duygu Gulseren

Ph.D. Assistant Professor, School of Human Resource Management

Dr. Duygu Gulseren works as an assistant professor at the School of Human Resource Management at York University, Canada. As an expert in healthy work, she studies chronic pain and leadership. She also teaches occupational health and safety. Duygu obtained her Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She also holds a master’s degree in psychology and a bachelor’s degree in Chemical and Biological Engineering. Prior to her academic career, Duygu worked as an HR consultant in Turkey and Canada. Her research has appeared in various media outlets such as Harvard Business Review, Psychology Today, and Canadian HR Reporter.

Abigail Hirsch, PhD

Abigail Hirsch, PhD

Pain Psychologist & Co-founder

Abigail is a clinical psychologist who specializes in creating digital products that transform lives. She built the first-ever digital relationship support program, Power of Two. As Chief Clinical Officer at myStrength, she helped lead the creation of a digital behavioral health program that was acquired by TeleDoc. Abigail has 4 boys, owns every type of ball from base to moth, and loves to take her bright orange beach bike tooling around in the fields behind her house.

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