Welcome to the Well-Being Weekly, your guide to the latest research, news, and developments in the world of wellness. Get caught up on this week's biggest stories surrounding mental health and well-being in the healthcare industry, provided by Well-Being Index experts Patrick McNally and Sunny Prabhakar.
Champions of Wellness
Check out the Champions of Wellness publication! This new quarterly journal features in-depth interviews with industry leaders, peer-reviewed research focusing on well-being and distress, and the latest news in the world of wellness. The recently-published first issue includes discussions with:
- Lisa MacLean, MD | Henry Ford Health System
- Klaus Kjaer, MD | Weill Cornell
- Lori Ortman, CRNA, MSN | Envision Physician Services
COVID-19 self-care strategies
Our latest blog, Taking Care of Yourself During COVID-19 Uncertainty, offers tips for healthcare workers to maximize their well-being during these difficult times. It includes suggestions for safety, calming, and connection, and provides a list of other resources and free apps to help prioritize mental health.
More than 1 in 3 U.S. cardiologists are burned out
According to a recent study, 35.4% of over 2,000 responding cardiologists reported burnout and nearly 44% reported they were stressed. Additionally, as stated in the article, "adverse work environment, major medical errors and plans to switch jobs were more likely to be reported by burned out or stressed cardiologists."
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