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Clinician Wellness - Resources and Links

In fall 2018, NCMB participated in a statewide summit focused on systemic drivers of burnout. It is in everyone’s interest to reduce burnout and encourage resilience in clinicians. Burnout contributes to clinical errors, loss of provider compassion, work and personal stress, depression and, in extreme cases, suicide.

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PHYSICIAN WELLBEING
National Academy of Medicine
NC Physicians Health Program
Duke Patient Safety Center
A.M. Akwari LLC

ARTICLES ON BURNOUT & WELLNESS
Doctor Burnout, Stress and Depression: Not an Easy Fix (US News & World Report)
Physician Burnout: It Just Keeps Getting Worse (Medscape)
Physician Burnout Rates Top 50 Percent (and That’s Not the Worst Finding) (Huffington Post)
Clinician Well-Being Knowledge Hub

WELLNESS ASSESSMENTS
Are you a workaholic? (Quiz from psychotherapist Bryan Robinson, Ph.D)
Life Stress Inventory
Zung Depression Scale
Burnout Self-test

SELF-CARE RESOURCES
Stress Management Tools
Compassion Fatigue Awareness Project
Professional Quality of Life
Exercise is Medicine
Three Good Things exercise (developed by Martin Seligman, Ph.D)

ONLINE EDUCATION/CME

Journal of Medical Regulation Special Edition on Physician Wellness and Burnout - Complete online activities to earn up to 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

American Medical Association “STEPSForward” online curriculum
ePhysicianHealth.com

Need Help Immediately?
Dial 911 or contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or visit them online.