Building on 6 years of collaboration among a network of 200+ organizations, a related 2019 NAM report, and the May 2022 Surgeon General’s Advisory, as well as nearly 2,000 comments received during a public input opportunity, the Clinician Well-Being Collaborative published its National Plan for Health Workforce Well-Being on October 3, 2022. The Plan provides guidance and next steps to work with leaders in health care and public health, government, payers, health IT, education, professional societies, and others involved to cultivate a health system to better support our care providers and optimize their well-being.
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This launch event provided an overview of the Plan, described its urgent application to the current state of the health workforce, and shared commitments to continue building momentum for the health workforce well-being movement.
HIGH LEVEL AGENDA:
Welcome by Victor J. Dzau, NAM (Collaborative Co-Chair)
U.S. Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA)
U.S. Rep. David P. Joyce (R-OH)
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA)
Mobilizing Evidence for a National Movement on Health Worker Well-Being
Christine Cassel, MD, University of California
Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, 21st Surgeon General (Collaborative Co-Chair)
Darrell G. Kirch, MD, Association of American Medical Colleges (Collaborative Co-Chair)
Moderator: Christine Sinsky, MD, American Medical Association
Christina Economos, PhD, Tufts University
Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP, FRCP, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Call to Action: National Commitments to Continue Building Momentum
Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (Collaborative Co-Chair)
David Rhew, MD, Microsoft
Andrea Borondy Kitts, MS, MPH, Rescue Lung Society
Jessica Perlo, MPH, Institute Healthcare Improvement
The public event took place at the Association of American Medical Colleges in Washington, D.C. This event was also webcasted.
Learn more about the Plan at nam.edu/NationalPlan. See more about the Clinician Well-Being Collaborative’s related work here. Sign up for our listserv at bit.ly/NAMListserv.