Resources for Individuals Feeling The Effects of Stress or Burnout
  1. Antidote to Physician Burnout: A Nine Step Program
    Strategies for preventing physician burnout through a fourfold approach by an experienced physician
  1. Avoiding Burnout The Personal Health Habits and Wellness Practices of US Surgeons
    Explores and evaluates the health habits, routine medical care practices and personal wellness strategies of American surgeons and associations with burnout and quality of life
  1. Finding the Why, Changing the How: Improving the Mental Health of Medical Students, Residents, and Physicians
    Article from Academic Medicine. Discusses the Saint Louis University School of Medicine’s multipronged strategy to addressing mental health issues in the preclinical years, which have led to dramatic decreases in depression and anxiety symptoms in students
  1. A Survey of U.S. Physicians and Their Partners Regarding the Impact of Work–Home Conflict
    Analyzes factors associated with work–home conflicts among physicians in dual career relationships
  1. Association of an Educational Program in Mindful Communication With Burnout, Empathy, and Attitudes Among Primary Care Physicians
    JAMA article that seeks to determine whether an intensive educational program in mindfulness, communication, and self-awareness is associated with improvement in primary care physicians’ well-being, psychological distress, burnout, and capacity for relating to patients
  1. Mini Z burnout survey
    Short survey to determine workplace stress levels and how they measure up against others in same field
  1. Breaking the Stigma — A Physician’s Perspective on Self-Care and Recovery
    One physician’s successful recovery journey from a history of depression, suicidal ideation and alcoholism.