Dr. Paul DeChant is an internationally recognized expert on burnout. He speaks from the unique combined experience as a family physician, medical group CEO and consultant to C- level leaders on reducing burnout.
He co-authored, “Preventing Physician Burnout: Curing the Chaos and Returning Joy to the Practice of Medicine” and blogs regularly at his website.
He has held leadership roles at Geisinger Health System, High Country Health Care and Breckenridge Primary Care.
Dr. DeChant has been an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Healthcare Executives, American Association for Physician Leadership, American Medical Group Association and the Group Practice Improvement Network.
Dr. DeChant graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science degree. He received his medical degree from the Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine and earned his Master of Business Administration from the University of Colorado-Denver.