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The Business Case for Investing in Physician Well-Being PDF

Understanding the business case to reduce burnout and promote engagement as well as overcoming the misperception that nothing meaningful can be done are key steps for organizations to begin to take action. Evidence suggests that improvement is possible, investment is justified, and return on investment measurable. Addressing this issue is not only the organization’s ethical responsibility, it is also the fiscally responsible one.

Increasing Resident Wellness Through a Novel Retreat Cirriculum PDF

Of the 25 residents who participated in the retreat, 21 (84%) returned the post-retreat survey (one participant returned a survey leaving the ranking questions incomplete). This low-cost event received high satisfaction ratings in regard to team-building, resident bonding, and faculty-resident bonding. This novel retreat proved to be a low-cost and easily implemented activity with which the residents expressed high levels of satisfaction.

The Hidden Cost of Medicine PDF

Dr. James Valentine presents an overview of medical practice in the 21st century, along with prevalence, risk and protective factors for burnout, and solutions.

Interventions to Prevent & Reduce Physician Burnout: A Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis PDF

Published in the Lancet. Interpretation: The literature indicates that both individual-focused and structural or organizational strategies can result in clinically meaningful reductions in burnout among physicians.

2016 Survey of America’s Physicians Practice Patterns & Perspectives PDF

What do physicians have to say about the state of the medical profession - and what do their insights mean to healthcare professionals, policy makers, and the public?

A Roadmap for Restoring Joy & Purpose to Medicine PDF

This is the written documentation of the outcomes from the November 2015 retreat designed to explore, discuss, and refine ideas for solutions for stemming the tide of healthcare provider burnout and its impact on caregivers and their patients.

Medscape Lifestyle Report 2016: Bias and Burnout External Link

This report covers two important aspects of a physician's personal life that could affect treatment: burnout and bias. Over 15,800 physicians responded from over 25 specialties, providing some surprising responses relating to these issues.

Preventing Physician Distress & Suicide PDF

This AMA module teaches the four steps for identifying at-risk physicians and facilitating access to appropriate care, answers common questions about physician distress and suicidal behavior, and offers tools to help your organization prevent physician distress and reduce the risk of suicide.

Improving Professional Satisfaction and Practice Sustainability Through Office Transformation PDF

This resource covers the current changes in the practice environment and payment reform as a context for practice transformation and explores some of the causes for physician burnout and its consequences.

Put Your Own Mask on First: A Resilience Review for Physicians PDF

This module aims to help physicians help themselves and others regarding burnout knowing what it looks and feels like and what it costs.