Resource topic: Individual Strategies
Health and Well-Being among Physicians

The purpose of this study, published in International Medicine Journal, is to examine the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and adherence to international...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Grit, Gravity & Grace: New Poems about Medicine and Healthcare

Published in the Journal of Medical Humanities, this article reviews Grit, Gravity, and Grace, a modest collection of 41 poems. Nash Woods gives a detailed account...

Personal Stories
Gardening in a desert

Deployed Air Force Physician, Maj Travis Stephensen, writes an somber narrative painting a vivid picture of the disillusionment that befalls him during his...

Personal Stories
From Doctors’ Stories to Doctors’ Stories, and Back Again

This AMA Journal of Ethics article highlights the importance of stories in medicine and the historical and contemporary role of biosciences, business-mindset, and...

Opinion Piece/Short Communication
First year doctors experience of work related well-being and implications for educational provision

Published in the International Journal of Medical Education, Goodyear's research study explores factors affecting newly qualified doctors' well-being and...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
If every fifth physician is affected by burnout, what about the other four? Resilience strategies of experienced physicians

Published in Academic Medicine, this study identifies health-promoting strategies employed by experienced physicians. Analysis revealed three dimensions to a...

Article
The impact of work time control on physicians’ sleep and well-being

Published in Applied Ergonomics, this study considers whether allowing physician control over work hours ameliorates effects of demanding work schedules. Work time...

Article
First Lecture to New Doctors: 5 Lessons Learned

Successful physician-scientist Griffin P. Rogers addresses the Tulane University School of Medicine with five lessons he has learned over the years: (1) It is not...

Opinion Piece/Short Communication
Factors associated with well-being and confidence in providing compassionate care

Using a cross-sectional study, Olson and Kemper explore the relationship between potentially modifiable factors (mindfulness and self-compassion), intermediate...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
Exploring the relationship between mentoring and doctors’ health and wellbeing: a narrative review

This systematic narrative review in Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine uses empirical and anecdotal evidence to map the relationship between mentoring...

Peer-Reviewed Literature