Practicing physicians, residents and medical students alike can suffer from burnout. The AMA offers guidance and targeted solutions to support physician wellness, including personalized learning on best practices for preventing physician burnout, rediscovering joy in medicine, creating a culture of team-based care and improving practice efficiency.
Essential Physician Health Tools & Resources
The business case for investing in physician well-being
Bullying in the health care workplace: A guide to prevention and mitigation
Tait Shanafelt, MD, on addressing physician burnout
AMA's Moving Medicine series features physician voices and achievements. Learn more in this discussion with Tait Shanafelt, MD, on physician burnout.
Resident & Student Health
At pandemic peak, 1 in 3 resident doctors in NYC experienced burnout
During COVID-19 pandemic’s intense early months, residents and fellows at a New York hospital were at higher risk of psychiatric disorders. Learn more.
EvergreenHealth shares strategies to support physicians during crisis
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing strategies for ensuring physician well-being during crisis.
Q&A: Helping doctors strained by COVID-19 find post-traumatic growth
Traumas such as COVID-19 contribute to high stress and physician burnout. Utah chief wellness officer Amy Locke, MD, shares how to move forward.
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