tal-image This American Life: The Test The coronavirus has now fully arrived in the United States. This week, stories of people trying to rise to that challenge, in some pretty extreme situations.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinApril 7, 2020Topics: / / / / / / /
YouTube ZDoggMD: It's Not Burnout, It's Moral Injury
Contributor: Mike ArnoldMarch 2, 2020Topics: / /
Physicians aren’t ‘burning out.’ They’re suffering from moral injury "The increasingly complex web of providers’ highly conflicted allegiances — to patients, to self, and to employers — and its attendant moral injury may be driving the health care ecosystem to a tipping point and causing the collapse of resilience."
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 8, 2020Topics: /
Reframing Clinician Distress: Moral Injury Not Burnout Drs. Dean and Talbot define moral injury as it pertains to healthcare, and distinguish it from what has long been labeled as "physician burnout".
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 7, 2020Topics: /
mscp-logo How Doctors and Nurses Can Team Up to Fight Moral Injury in Healthcare Physicians are not the only members of the healthcare team who sense and suffer "moral injury". This commentary presents a shared problem and proposes collaborative ways of addressing it.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 7, 2020Topics: /
thriving-in-scrubs Thriving in Scrubs: How Much Time Do I Have, Doctor? Fictional accounts of medical encounters often feature the conversation when a patient asks their doctor to predict the outcome of their disease. Doctors in real life have to answer these questions, too, but without the benefit of a pre-written script. Thinking about prognostication means trying to answer difficult questions, but more importantly trying to get to the heart of what the patient may really be wondering. It’s about trying to connect with the heart of what patients need in times of uncertainty about their health. It’s also about understanding how these conversations affect us doctors as people who struggle with some of the same questions ourselves.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinOctober 30, 2019Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: /
thriving-in-scrubs Thriving in Scrubs: Doctor's Orders Why is it so hard to take our own good advice about maintaining health? We talk to Barbara, an internal medicine physician about nutrition, and consider why doctors don’t take their own advice about sleep and exercise and other good habits.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinOctober 30, 2019Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: / /
I'll Get That Checked Out Soon In busy professional lives, and in an area where burnout is a hot-button item, our lack of self-care can lead to health care practitioners not really practicing what they preach. The consequences can be fatal.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 10, 2019Topics: / / Keywords: / /
When Art Talks: Expressions of Clinician Well-Being This exhibition, organized by the National Academy of Medicine's Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience, showcases art created by clinicians, students, patients and loved ones, and represents their views clinician burnout and well-being.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 2, 2019Topics: / / / Keywords: /