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In this talk, PW blogger and #PWChat co-host Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE, covers how when we are vulnerable in sharing our professional (and personal) failures, we become more resilient. We allow ourselves to learn from our mistakes, we open diversity in solutions by talking to others, we avoid failure blindness, and we release self-shame. She discusses how perfectionism leads to burnout, through our inability to accept that failure is part of growth. This talk will encourage resilience and inspire the audience to see failure as a path to resilience. Dr. Shillcutt is a tenured Associate Professor and the Vice Chair of Strategy and Innovation in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She is a board-certified anesthesiologist, is a testamur in the Special Competence in Adult Echocardiography, and has certification in advanced perioperative echocardiography through the National Board of Echocardiography. Sasha is a wife, mother, physician, clinical scientist, national educator, writer, and speaker. In 2016, Dr. Shillcutt was awarded the national American Medical Association’s “Women Physician‚ Inspiring Physician Award” by her peers. Sasha’s greatest passion is empowering and encouraging others to achieve wellbeing in their professional and personal lives. She speaks frequently to health care executives and physicians on the topics of professional burnout, resilience and gender equity. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx