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An anthology of essential essays

Fatigue, isolation, worry, anxiety, depression, moral distress. These are the symptoms of physician burnout.

The practice of medicine has never been easy. Years of demanding education. Long hours. Weekend call duty. Stress-laden procedures. Burgeoning regulatory requirements. Even a worldwide healthcare crisis. How is a physician to cope? This indispensable anthology of essential essays offers practical solutions.

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Physician Well-Being During Sustained Crisis features over twenty authors—including active physician executives, counselors, and healthcare chaplains—addressing three core concepts related to the well-being of physicians:

  • Section 1 explores the impact of severe and unremitting crisis-related stress on physicians and provides practical strategies and resources to ameliorate stress.
  • Section 2 discusses the influence of organizational culture in sustaining professional wellness with initiatives designed to promote community and collegiality.
  • Section 3 delves into the unique role of spiritual support in defusing burnout and contributing to resilience.

Discover support for clinicians who deal daily with long hours, stressful situations, and lack of opportunity for self-care. Learn from seasoned healthcare professionals working at the front lines as they tell their stories and offer counsel based on real-life experience.

About the Editors

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A portrait picture of author Ted Hamilton

Ted Hamilton

Dr. Hamilton's experience in medical practice helps him with physician leadership as he shares his passion.

Dianne Mccallister author

Dianne McCallister

Dr. McCallister speaks nationally on physician well-being through her work as co-founder of the Coalition for Physician Well-Being.

Deanna Santana

DeAnna Santana-Cebollero

Dr. Santana-Cebollero’s work in physician well-being and engagement focuses on mission-specific initiatives.

Publishing Information

Pages: 304 pages

Size: 6 in x 9 in

Language: English

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