In a strong show of support to engage with the National Plan for Health Workforce Well-Being, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has released a series of videos emphasizing the critical importance of the National Plan featuring member leaders of the Clinician Well-Being Collaborative. Hear directly from ACGME President and CEO Dr. Thomas J. Nasca, American Nurses Association President Dr. Ernest J. Grant, International Council of Nurses President Dr. Pamela Cipriano, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, NAM President Dr. Victor Dzau, and Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, Toronto General Hospital Medical Director Dr. Barry Rubin as they discuss the significance of prioritizing the well-being of the healthcare workforce. The insights shared by these influential leaders underscore the value of the National Plan and its impact on the health workforce.
The National Plan for Health Workforce Well-Being, championed by NAM and co-chaired by Dr. Nasca, is a comprehensive strategy designed to address the critical challenges faced by health care professionals. It acknowledges that the well-being and resilience of the health workforce are crucial for ensuring optimal patient care. The plan focuses on four key areas: organizational culture and practice, education and training, policy and governance, and research and data.
The inclusion of these influential health care leaders in the video series amplifies the importance of the National Plan for Health Workforce Well-Being. Their collective insights highlight the need to foster supportive cultures, address burnout, advocate for global well-being, destigmatize mental health, collaborate, and leverage technology.
By advocating for and prioritizing the well-being of the health workforce, we can create a resilient health care system that provides exceptional care while nurturing the well-being of those who dedicate their lives to the service of others.