Resource topic: Personal Factors
Cultivating Moral Resilience

Rushton's article in American Journal of Nursing explores unfound findings and solutions relating to moral distress, a form of moral suffering in the face of...

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Executive Summary: Transforming Moral Distress into Moral Resilience in Nursing

A collaborative project developed by the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, the American Journal of Nursing, and the...

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Doctors Are Human Too

Published in the New York Times by an Australian psychiatrist, Lisa Pryor, this opinion piece explores unique insights about burnout through a series of personal...

Article
A Roadmap to Decreasing Clinician Burnout

In this article, published in Hospitals and Health Networks, Ronald A. Paulus and David R. Strand, present a road map for decreasing clinician burnout based on...

Article
Work and the Loneliness Epidemic

Former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy's cover story in the Harvard Business Review emphasizes the importance of social connections. Using anecdotal and experimental...

Article
A Death in the Family

Khan narrates a story as a resident visiting his co-resident, who was a patient in the ICU. He paints a picture of what burnout, depression, and substance use...

Personal Stories
Association Between Physician Burnout and Identification With Medicine as a Calling

Published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the following study aims to evaluate the association between degree of professional burnout and physicians’ sense of...

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An Exploratory Study of Resident Burnout and Wellness

Published in Academic Medicine, this paper's objective was to determine which resident-identified factors are associated with the presence and absence of burnout....

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Ability of a 9-item Well-Being Index to Identify Distress and Stratify Quality of Life in US Workers

The study, published by American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, aimed to determine whether the well-being index (WBI) can identify US workers...

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Utility of a Brief Screening Tool To Identify Physicians in Distress

This study, published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, sought to evaluate the ability of the seven-item Physician Well-Being Index (PWBI) to i) stratify...

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