Jan Stewart Memorial Wellness Lecture Series

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

"Empowering Calm Through Engaged Resilience"
AANA 2015 Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress
Sunday, August 30, 2015 - Salt Lake City, Utah
Twelfth Speaker in the Jan Stewart Memorial Wellness Lecture Series
Empowering Calm Through Engaged Resilience, presented by William B. Baun familiarizes members with engaged resilience, imparts techniques to broaden resilience capacity, and presents skills to bring immediate calmness to stressful nurse anesthesia practices. Baun, a wellness and health leader with over 35 years of experience, is the Wellness Officer at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
A must see for all anesthetists who place high value on personal investment to maintain professional success!
Baun was selected as the twelfth speaker in the Jan Stewart series for his experience lecturing and teaching clinical staff at MD Anderson on the importance of stress reduction with a focus on resilience.  Check out his inspirational blog: http://williambaun.blogspot.com
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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