Jan Stewart Memorial Wellness Lecture Series

Jan Stewart Speaker 2015 - William B. Baun, EPD, CWP, FAWHP

"Empowering Calm Through Engaged Resilience"
At the AANA 2015 Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress, as the twelfth speaker 
in the Jan Stewart Memorial 
Wellness Lecture Series, Bill Baun presented an impassioned lecture on the importance of resiliency to bring calmness to everyday stressful life situations and especially for nurse anesthetists 
in their challenging workplace 
environment. Baun shared techniques and skills to broaden resilience capacity.
Photo, left to right: Linda Stone, CRNA, DNP, Chair AANA Peer Assistance Advisors Committee, speaker William B. Baun, EPD, CWP, FAWP, and LCDR Tiffany Uranga, CRNA, DNP, NC, USN, Chair AANA Health and Wellness Committee.
A video of the lecture will soon be offered in the Wellness catalog 
on AANALearn for CRNAs and student nurse anesthetists learning and stress
reduction.  An invaluable personal investment to maintain professional success.   

Check out his Baun's inspirational blog: http://williambaun.blogspot.com
$9320 in net proceeds from the 2015 Fun 5K Walk/Run have been allocated to the AANA Foundation's Jan Stewart Memorial Fund to help support future speakers in the series. Thank you all who participated in the walk/run to make this possible, along with thanks to event supporter CNA. 
More info: 
Jan Stewart Speaker supported by the AANA Foundation

You can contribute to the AANA Foundation to support the Jan Stewart Memorial Wellness Lecture Series, which provides a topic at each AANA Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress to increase awareness of anesthesia professionals' occupational risk of substance use disorder.

Please designate "Wellness/Jan Stewart Fund" when making your donation.

2014 Jan Stewart Speaker, Anita Bertrand, CRNA, MS

Link to video of the lecture

Photo: from left to right, Anita Bertrand, CRNA, MS; Linda Stone, CRNA, MSN; Sarah Stewart Gomes and daughter Amelya.

See also the July 2014 Wellness Milestones article, July 2014: Moving Forward by Looking Back

Past Speakers in the Series​



 Speaker Series


 About Jan Stewart


Named after our respected colleague, 1999 - 2000 AANA President Jan Stewart, CRNA, ARNP, the Jan Stewart Memorial Wellness Lecture Series features speakers on wellness-related topics at each AANA Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress. 

Link to more info on:

  • Jan's achievements as AANA President
  • Jan's daughter Sarah speaks about her mother in the About Wellness video