Resource topic: Learning Environment
Medical Training Programs Need to Care About Physician Burnout. Should the Rest of Us?

In this opinion article, Timothy Hoff discusses his thoughts on who's to blame in the rising rates of physician burnout. He points out how this growing problem has...

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The Embedded Counseling Model: An Application for Dental Students

The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a counseling office on dental students at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics...

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Tackling Stress Management, Addiction, and Suicide Prevention in a Predoctoral Dental Curriculum

This article, published in Predoctoral Dental Education describes a module designed by the University Of British Columbia Faculty Of Dentistry to address stress...

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Perceived Stress and Well-Being Among Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy Students

This study explores the perception of stress and well-being amongst undergraduate dental hygiene and therapy students at the University of Portsmouth Dental...

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Improving Environments for Learning in the Health Professions

This publication from the Macy Foundation provides a comprehensive set of recommendations aimed to improve the clinical learning environment. It contains a list of...

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A Look in the Mirror: The Role of Medical Training in Physician Burnout

In the following article, published in NEJM Catalyst, Rich Joseph discusses the trend of "MD drop out" due to the institutional norms and medical training...

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A Curriculum to Foster Resident Resilience

Published in MedEdPORTAL, the following study examines the effectiveness of a resilience curriculum consisting of novel skill-building workshops to help cultivate...

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The Benefits of Pass-Fail Grading on Stress, Mood, and Group Cohesion in Medical Students

This study, published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, measures the effect of a pass-fail grading system on stress, mood, group cohesion, and test anxiety in medical...

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A Comprehensive Medical Student Wellness Program – Design and Implementation at Vanderbilt School of Medicine

In response to high levels of burnout and mental illness in medical schools, students and administrators at Vanderbilt School of Medicine developed the Vanderbilt...

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Relationship of Pass/Fail Grading and Curriculum Structure with Well-Being Among Pre-Clinical Medical Students: A Multi-Institutional Study

The following study in Academic Medicine examines the relationships between curriculum structures, grading scales, and student well-being. Survey results as well as...

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