Well-Being

March 2, 2018

ACGME Launches Resources Webpage for Resident and Faculty Member Well-Being 

The American Osteopathic Association's The DO blog writes about the new resources section of the ACGME website dedicated to physician well-being.

February 27, 2018

Physician Well-Being: The ACGME and Beyond

Physician well-being has been a key issue for the ACGME for as long as the organization has been serving the GME community.

February 26, 2018

An Insider’s Session Guide to the Annual Educational Conference

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.

February 21, 2018

Welcome to our Blog and the 2018 Annual Educational Conference

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.

February 14, 2018

New Tools and Resources to Support Resident and Faculty Member Well-Being Now Available

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.

January 25, 2018

To Care Is Human — Collectively Confronting the Clinician-Burnout Crisis

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.

November 29, 2017

JGME Publishes Article Highlighting New ACGME Work Hour Standards

The Journal for Graduate Medical Education (JGME) published a new article around the examination and 2017 revisions of the Common Program Requirements.

October 26, 2017

ACGME Announces Funding Recipients for Resident-led Back to Bedside Initiative

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.

September 14, 2017

Suicides of Young Physicians Raise Alarm about Burnout among Trainees

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.

July 24, 2017

Protecting Interns and Other Physicians from Depression and Suicide

This article from Stat News discusses how the medical education community is working to prevent physician burnout and suicide.

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Susan White

Susan White

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