Featured Articles


•  Improving Physician Well-Being: A Structured Approach

•  Conceptual models for understanding physician burnout, professional fulfillment, and well-being

•  Interventions to prevent and reduce physician burnout: a systematic review and meta-analysis


•  Association of Physician Burnout With Suicidal Ideation and Medical Errors

•  'Death by 1000 Cuts': Medscape National Physician Burnout & Suicide Report 2021*

•  Physician Task Load and the Risk of Burnout Among US Physicians in a National Survey

  A Curriculum to Increase Empathy and Reduce Burnout

  A Longitudinal Study of Burnout and Well-being in Family Medicine Resident Physicians

  Physician wellness: a missing quality indicator*

•  Estimating institutional physician turnover attributable to self-reported burnout and associated financial burden: a case study

•  Estimating the Attributable Cost of Physician Burnout in the United States


•  Caring for Caregivers – Resident Physician Health and Wellbeing*


•  The relationship between leadership and physician well-being: a scoping review

•  Executive Leadership and Physician Well-being: Nine Organizational Strategies to Promote Engagement and Reduce Burnout

•  The affect of vision and compassion upon role factors in physician leadership


•  5 Ways to Develop Your Emotional Intelligence

•  How to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence ― 6 Essentials. How to Think About Emotional Intelligence

•  Very Well Mind - Personality Psychology - 5 Components of Emotional Intelligence

•  Very Well Mind - Importance and Benefits of Empathy

•  5 Actionable Tips to Develop Empathy and Become a More Empathetic Person

•  What Is the Difference Between Intrinsic & Extrinsic Motivation?

•  Salovey and Mayer’s Emotional Intelligence Theory

•  Using Objective Structured Teaching Encounters (OSTEs) to Prepare Chief Residents to be Emotionally Intelligent Leaders

•  Emotional Intelligence as a Predictor of Resident Well-Being

•  How Mentors Can Exercise Use and Apply Emotional Intelligence

•  5 Skills to Help You Develop Emotional Intelligence

•  Emotional Intelligence for Dummies Cheat Sheet


•  Peer Coaching Impacts on Physician Well Being: A White Paper


•  Interventions to support the resilience and mental health of frontline health and social care professionals during and after a disease outbreak, epidemic or pandemic: a mixed methods systematic review

•  A Journey to Construct an All-Encompassing Conceptual Model of Factors Affecting Clinician Well-Being and Resilience

•  Physicians’ Views on a Wellbeing Course Gifted to Them: A Qualitative Study 

•  Physician Coaching to Enhance Well-Being: A Qualitative Analysis of a Pilot Intervention


•  An exploration of the role of religion/spirituality in the promotion of physicians' wellbeing in Emergency Medicine

•  The relationship between spirituality and burnout among medical students

•  Correlation of burnout syndrome with specific coping strategies, behaviors, and spiritual attitudes among interns at Yale University

 OTHER Transforming the Heart of Practice

This unique, step-by-step guide offers a comprehensive exploration of burnout and physician well-being, a vital issue that steadily has become widely discussed in the professional and mainstream press. More than twenty chapter authors contribute to this multidimensional volume, including physicians, psychologists, researchers, healthcare administrators, chaplains, professional coaches, and counselors. Springer

The Art and Science of Physician Wellbeing

This thoughtful and timely book offers physicians and trainees a wide range of insights and strategies to help ensure not only a healthy lifestyle and sense of wellbeing but the best possible career in medicine as well. With evidence and evidence-informed practices provided by experts, this title affirms the culture of medicine while embracing the fundamental, enduring sense of physicians’ calling and affirming the importance of physicians as individuals whose health and wellbeing has intrinsic value and value to others. Springer


This book provides a detailed guide for surgeons and surgical trainees on a variety of facets relevant to wellbeing, and how to maintain wellbeing throughout a career in academic surgery. Individual and external factors relevant to wellbeing are both covered in relation to the surgeon. Aspects covered include healthcare roles, personal factors, socio-cultural factors, the regulatory business, and payer environment. Potential strategies for managing welfare including considerations for both students and residents are provided, as are methodologies for studying aspects of wellbeing. Springer

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