Burnout is a long-term stress reaction marked by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a lack of sense of personal accomplishment. The resources below give healthcare providers tools to guard against burnout and compassion fatigue as they provide care to patients and their families.
Physician Burnout Symposium: Leading Edge Strategies to Increase Physician and Nurse Leader Well Being
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Useful strategies to help cultivate resilience and mitigate stress during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A high-level overview of causes, symptoms, and solutions of moral distress.
A summary of key considerations for supporting the healthcare workforce so healthcare professionals are equipped to provide care for their patients and communities.
SurgeonMasters are medical professionals dedicated to improving surgeons’ well-being, practice performance, and patient outcomes. Centering on strategies and techniques overlooked or underemphasized in traditional medical training, this community empowers surgeons to cultivate a thriving, lifestyle-friendly practice contributing to personal and professional excellence.
The Schwartz Center offers tips and resources to help caregivers find the information they need to continue supporting themselves and their families during this extremely difficult time.
The Compassion in Action webinar series offers healthcare workers, leaders, and managers a unique opportunity to learn about topics related to compassionate, collaborative care from leading practitioners and researchers in this field.
There has been increased attention to stress and burnout among clinicians for some time. However, this unprecedented time of pandemic worry puts a new spin on how stress affects us in our everyday lives and how we can address that. This recorded conversation around self-care and wellness explores healthy habits and goes beyond to talk about handling loss of control both personally and professionally.
A psychiatrist from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress offers insightful, evidence-based “psychological first aid” principles — team leadership and personal leadership approaches gleaned from prior outbreaks and mass trauma — that leaders and individuals can immediately adopt to support personnel and healthcare entities.
It’s critical for organizations to attend to the well-being of the health care workforce prior to an emergency so that they do not enter times of crises with a team that is already exhausted, depleted, and burned out. This module provides a 17-step process for activities before, during, and after a crisis.
This article provides thoughts on how to wisely use all health care resources, including the nation’s nurse and physician workforce—from students to seasoned professionals.
This list provides practical strategies for leadership to consider in support of their physicians and care teams during COVID-19.
This webinar highlighted Prudential’s new research on the behavioral health effects of COVID-19 on employees and physicians, as well as VITAL WorkLife’s research on physician burnout. The discussion also included insights from Dr. Robert Leschke, a practicing emergency medicine physician and Physician Peer Coach for VITAL WorkLife.
It is estimated that a doctor commits suicide every day. Research published in 2018 indicates that nearly half of physicians nationwide are experiencing burnout symptoms. There are overlapping risk factors for suicide and burnout, including depressed mood and job problems, according to the Maslach Burnout Inventory and the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS).