To lead ourselves, our families, practices, and communities through this uncertain time, we need to be vulnerable ourselves. Asking for help is a sign of strength. The resources below provide practical strategies in the area of leadership.
The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing on longer than many predicted, and it is more important now than ever to ensure the well-being of clinicians on the frontlines. Contemporary medicine has produced new stressors: lost autonomy, institutional productivity requirements, the complexities of insurance and EMRs, an aging patient population with multiple comorbidities and much more.
Best Practices for the COVID-19 Recovery Process, by Dr. Susan Wilson, will help you learn more about the importance of caring for your clinicians’ well-being, knowledge on how to provide assistance in recovery, and practical advice on how to navigate the complex needs of your organization throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
How do seemingly unrelated but overwhelming global events connect to create complex trauma? How do we reckon with systemic racism, health disparities, COVID-19 and the unprecedented social and economic stress impacting individuals, families and communities across cultures, generations, genders, and racial groups? On Thursday, Oct. 8 from 3-4 pm, The National Council on Behavioral Health will address these issues and provide tools for supporting individuals as they develop healing and resiliency around complex trauma. Register here.
The following lists provide practical strategies for health system leadership to consider in support of their physicians and care teams during COVID-19.
As the days and weeks go on, the sense of mission will be overcome by exhaustion. Morale may well deteriorate. This is when the leadership job will become truly challenging. This article helps you strategize on next steps.
- Finding Joy in Work (Part 2)
- Physician Well-Being during the COVID-19 Crisis Employee Engagement (Part 3)
- Leadership in the Time of COVID-19 (Part 5)*
- * coming soon