Resource topic: Individual Strategies
Well-Being in Residency: A Systematic Review.

Published in Journal of Graduate Medical Education, the following systematic review identifies factors associated with well-being, summarizes well-being promotion...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Continuity of Care in Intensive Care Units: A Cluster Randomized Trial of Intensivist Staffing

The following study assesses the impact of weekend respite, with consequent reduction in continuity of care, for intensive care unit physicians and their patients....

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Development and Preliminary Evaluation of Communication Skills Training Program for Oncologists Based on Patient Preferences for Communicating Bad News

Published in Palliative and Supportive Care, this study develops a communication skills training (CST) workshop program based on patient preferences and evaluates...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Prescribing Happiness: Positive Psychology and Family Medicine

The following article discusses positive psychology as a means of mental health promotion in family medicine. Themes in family medicine help improve understanding...

Article
“What’s important to you?” The Use of Narratives to Promote Self-Reflection and to Understand the Experience of Medical Residents

This article in Annals of Internal Medicine explores the use of narrative journaling in medical residents. By analyzing written accounts of residents' narratives,...

Article
Burnout in Emergency Medicine Residents and Faculty: An Attempt to Modify Stress Response by Journaling

The following pilot study evaluates the effect of journaling reflection after every emergency department shift on stress and burnout. The authors find no...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Clinician Well-Being at The Ohio State University: A Case Study

The following case study highlights organizational initiatives from The Ohio State University that have demonstrated success in supporting well-being and preventing...

Case Study
Review of Emotional Resiliency for the Era of Climate Change: A Clinician’s Guide by Leslie Davenport (Foreword by Lise Van Susteren)

The following book review, published in Ecopsychology, praises a practical clinical guide made to deal with the escalating environmental-caused trauma in consulting...

Book
Resilience Training in Medical School: the Solution to Doctor Burnout?

This letter to the editor of Medical Teacher argues that resilience training strategies must be implemented during medical school to properly equip students for...

Opinion Piece/Short Communication
Out of the Straitjacket

Michael Weinstein shares his personal narrative, in a New England Journal of Medicine Perspectives paper, of burnout, treatment, and gradual recovery. Through...

Personal Stories