The components of resilience needed to achieve life goals and a joyful career. Panel discussion.

Our diverse panel of professionals share many experiences that shaped their development, and insights they gleaned along the way, as they overcame barriers such as bias and microaggressions to achieve their career and life goals. The discussion highlights how important mentorship, parents and support networks are to resilience. The group also explores some of the many components of resilience, such as setting long-term goals, passion, perseverance, grit, giving back, and maintaining a sense of equanimity and joy when facing life’s challenges.
Ismail Abdul-Wahid, MSPAS, PA-C
Bill Finerfrock
Hadiya Green Guerrero, PT, DPT
Ramon Luis Jimenez, MD
Michelle A. Leak, DEd, MBA
Jonathan Silver, DMSc, MS, PA-C
Melissa Walker, DO, MPA
Augustus A. White, III, MD, PhD