The 2020 Migraine World Summit begins March 18, 2020

Calling in Sick: An Employer’s Perspective of Migraine at Work

You are currently watching a preview of this talk. Unlock the full version by upgrading to an Access Pass bundle!


Key Questions
  • What concerns do employers raise about employees with migraine and frequent headaches?
  • What does research say about employee reliability and performance?
  • Do people with migraine actually miss work as often as bosses think?
Interview Notes

Find more about Brian Gifford, MD and his work here:

Brian Gifford, MD

Director of Research
Integrated Benefits Institute

As Director of Research for the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI), a non-profit association, Dr. Brian Gifford’s work examines the workforce productivity implications of issues such as health risks and chronic conditions. Dr. Gifford knows a thing or two about migraine. He’s the author of the 2013 study, Sharing the Pain: Productivity of Employees with Migraines and Chronic Headaches. In addition to giving insights to employers on migraine and headache disability, the study served as a catalyst to get people talking about how to engage people affected by frequent migraine and headache more effectively.

Unlock full access to the entire 2017 Summit, including:

  • 30+ Expert interviews with audio clips and transcripts
  • Unlimited streaming and downloads
  • Lifetime access with no annual fee
Access Pass options

Related Talks for: Day 5 (2017)

Best and Worst Places to Live with Migraine

Bert Sperling

Best Therapies that are Safe for Kids

Amy Gelfand, MD

Best and Worst Supplements for Migraine

Andrea Harriott, MD

Arts & Healing: Coping via Creative Expression

Ping Ho

Migraine Statistics and Costs

Lars Jacob Stovner, MD

Leave a comment


Back to top

Loading...