Cheryl L. Hurd, DO



Dr. Hurd received her undergraduate and master’s degrees from Southern Methodist University.  She then graduated from Texas A & M HSC College of Medicine.  She completed an internship and residency in a combined Internal Medicine/Psychiatry program at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center.  Joining John Peter Smith Health Network In 2008, she became the Medical Director of the C/L Service, then the Psychiatry Clerkship Director for the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Dr. Hurd was appointed as the Associate Program Director for the JPS Psychiatry Residency in June 2014, and became the Program Director in January 2017

Depression, Stress and Burnout: An Argument for Wellness

This educational activity is 1.5 hours in length and focuses on recognizing symptoms of burn out, evaluating work and home life, and developing strategies for wellness.  Time management skills are crucial in helping busy physicians  organize their work flow.  In this activity, individual, environmental and organizational strategies are reviewed for the learners to consider and perhaps incorporate into their work and home lives. The design of this learning activity includes information that should be helpful to leadership at organizations as well as individual physicians. 


1. Develop strategies to practice physician wellness