December 15, 2016

ACGME Joins National Academy of Medicine’s 'Action Collaborative' to Promote Physician Well-Being and Combat Burnout, Depression, and Suicide Among Health Care Workers

In response to alarming evidence of high rates of depression and suicide among US health care workers, the ACGME joined the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), which today launched a wide-ranging “action collaborative” of multiple organizations to promote clinician well-being and resilience. To date, more than 20 professional and educational organizations have committed to the NAM-led initiative, which will identify priorities and collective efforts to advance evidence-based solutions and promote multidisciplinary approaches that will reverse the trends in clinician stress and ultimately improve patient care and outcomes.

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Susan White

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