The American Osteopathic Association's The DO blog writes about the new resources section of the ACGME website dedicated to physician well-being.
Physician well-being has been a key issue for the ACGME for as long as the organization has been serving the GME community.
With pre-conferences, specialty sessions, plenaries, a keynote, the Exhibit Hall, poster sessions, awards, and networking on tap, the 2018 ACGME Annual Educational Conference has tons to offer!
We know it can be a lot to juggle, so to help you make the most of your experience, here’s a snapshot of some of what’s in store based on your program or institutional role or area of interest – call it a cheat sheet of sorts.
Timing the launch of this blog with our Annual Educational Conference might just be kismet, because the theme of this year’s conference, Engaging Each Other: Transformation through Collaboration, speaks to the goal of tuning in and work together, to gather and initiate growth and change.
These resources are designed to support and promote wellness in the clinical learning environment. They support the elements of Section VI of the Common Program Requirements, which emphasize psychological, emotional, and physical well-being.
This article from the New England Journal of Medicine discusses the national Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience to combat the clinician burnout crisis, to which the ACGME belongs.
The Journal for Graduate Medical Education (JGME) published a new article around the examination and 2017 revisions of the Common Program Requirements.
Thirty proposals were selected for their ability to enhance the resident/fellow-patient connection, and foster joy and meaning in work. A total of $130,000 at different funding levels will be awarded, renewable up to two years.
This Psychiatric News article outlines how the American Psychiatric Association, the ACGME, and others can work to create nurturing environments for medical students and trainees.
This article from Stat News discusses how the medical education community is working to prevent physician burnout and suicide.