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New England Journal of Medicine Perspective: Preventing a Parallel Pandemic — A National Strategy to Protect Clinicians’ Well-Being
This webinar was hosted by the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience in partnership with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, American Hospital Association, American Medical Association, and the Association of American Medical Colleges.
The key objectives of this webinar included:
- Describing the existing clinician burnout crisis prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and the goals of the Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience.
- Identifying the critical needs and priorities to support the well-being of clinicians, including those in their formative years of training, during the COVID-19 era.
- Spotlighting programs, resources, and leadership efforts currently underway to address and monitor the acute and long-term mental health and well-being of clinicians on the frontlines of COVID-19.
- Voicing the need for a coordinated, national strategy to care for the acute and long-term health and well-being of frontline clinicians delivering health care during this public health crisis.
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The Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience compiled a list of strategies and resources to support the health and well-being of clinicians on the frontlines of COVID-19 pandemic.
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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine also maintains a resource hub on COVID-19 response.
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