Physician Wellness Resource Library


Catherine Garcia, MD, Lynn Palmieri, MD and Shelley Singh, DO present the following information for their 2019 Physician Leadership Academy Project Happy Doctor Happy Patients: Improving Physician Well-Being, Self-Care, Efficiency and Resiliency

Organization and Society Websites for Physician Wellness

TED Talks, Podcasts, Webinars, and YouTube presentations links:

ACP Toolkits:

The Institute for the Study of Health and Illness (ISHI) provides education and support for health professionals who aspire to practice a medicine of service, human connection, and compassionate healing.

EPhysician Health – The world’s first comprehensive, online physician health and wellness resource that helps physicians, residents, and medical students be resilient in their professional and personal lives. 

Canadian Physician Health Institute – Description of the Canadian Physician Health Institute with links to many resources related to physician health and wellness

Kaiser – Kaiser program for Physician Wellness

Center for Mind-Body Medicine – access to evidence-based strategies for relieving stress and promoting wellness

DIMENSIONS: Work & Well-Being Toolkit for Physicians. Morris CW, Richey, RM, Martin LF, Morris CD. 

Stanford School of Medicine website to promote physician health and resiliency.

The Happy MD – Dike Drummond MD’s website about physician burnout and solutions

Compendium of Mind-Body Resources and Tools  


Mindful Practice 

Guided Meditation 


Licensing Websites  

Other Helpful Links:

Q&A: Why improving physicians’ well-being is an ongoing journey
AMA member William Barish, M.D., reflects on his role as chief wellness officer and how he has had to adjust well-being efforts around COVID-19. Read more from the AMA. posted 6/1/2021

The Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act posted 5/26/2021

The Way Forward: Helping Hippocrates Adapt, Avoid Burnout and Succeed in 2020 posted 5/26/2021

How to Enhance EHR Use Measures to Mitigate Clinician Burnout posted 4/2021

Burnout Prevention Matrix posted 4/2021 

Make the Difference: Preventing Medical Trainee Suicide from the Mayo Clinic posted 4/2021

Beyond Burned Out - Chronic stress was rampant even before the pandemic. Leaders can’t ignore it any longer. By Jennifer Moss 2/21/2021

Clinician Burnout Is Only Getting Worse. Here’s How to Tackle the Problem

Suicide Rate Twice As High Among Physicians As General Population

Tackling Physician Burnout Requires Unprecedented Leadership

American Medical Association | AMA Changing the Culture of Burnout

Estimating the Attributable Cost of Physician Burnout in the United States

Why Happy Doctors Die by Suicide

Wellness Seminars Won’t Fix Burnout

Burning Brightly, Not Burning Out

Burnout and Scope of Practice in New Family Physicians

Hospitals Address Widespread Doctor Burnout 

Physicians Associations Offer Resources for Fighting Burnout

Beyond Burnout — Redesigning Care to Restore Meaning and Sanity for Physicians 

Physician Resiliency and Wellness for Transforming a Health System

Preventing occupational stress in healthcare workers

Keeping the Joy in Medicine

A Look in the Mirror: The Role of Medical Training in Physician Burnout

Helping Physicians Recognize They're Burned Out

Physician Burnout: Perspectives, Stories, and Solutions

AHRQ Research on Physician Burnout

Physician Burnout: The Root of the Problem and the Path to Solutions

The Enhancement of Psychological Wellness: Challenges and Opportunities

Physician Burnout Modern Health Care