Many medical professionals experience stress under the unique demands of working in an academic medical environment. Sometimes, we can be resilient in the face of severe stress, but at other times we can become overwhelmed and may benefit from additional support. Personal wellness is vital to the success of every individual. Please visit some of the resources and articles below to enhance strategies for resilience and wellbeing.
Cedars-Sinai has a variety of resources for faculty and staff wellbeing. The Employee Wellness Program aims to address many aspects of wellness such as emotional, environmental, intellectual, occupational, physical, social and spiritual wellbeing. Visit their website for more information on how you can benefit from this program.
The following resources address physician wellness and burnout:
- AAMC Resources
- National Academy of Medicine Clinician Well-Being Knowledge Hub. This is a resource repository that provides clinicians and health system leaders with valuable resources to combat clinician burnout in their organizations and personal lives.
- Physician Burnout: The Root of the Problem and Path to Solutions
- Stanford Medicine WellMD
- American Medical Association Steps Forward
- American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Physician Wellness Toolkit