physician burnout

New module helps equip clinicians to provide peer support

A new Quiz Time module launching Sept. 13 will help faculty and physicians at Vanderbilt provide self-care and peer support.

ABIM Foundation honors VUMC-authored paper

The ABIM Foundation has awarded the 2019 John A. Benson Jr., MD Professionalism Article Prize to five scholarly articles — one commentary and four research pieces — that explore physician burnout, unprofessional behavior and integrity in research.

Self care, mindfulness key to decreasing burnout: speaker

It’s not often that a keynote speaker will ask his audience to close their eyes and tune him out, but that’s what Aviad “Adi” Haramati, PhD, did when delivering the 2018 John E. Chapman Lecture.

National report sounds alarm on clinician burnout

A new report issued by the Blue Ridge Academic Health Group calls clinician burnout a “hidden epidemic” and suggests that addressing it should be one of the highest priorities across the healthcare industry.

Task Force for Physician Empowerment makes recommendations

The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) Task Force for Empowerment and Well-being, a 16-member multidisciplinary group formed earlier this year to develop a deeper understanding of the nationwide problem of physician burnout and suggest solutions at VUMC, has made its initial recommendations.