Oct 2, 2018
A National Academy of Medicine committee studying the causes of clinician burnout, consequences for clinicians and patients, and interventions to support clinician well-being and resilience yesterday held its first public meeting in Washington, D.C.
May 23, 2022
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, M.D., today issued an advisory recommending a whole-of-society approach to addressing health worker burnout.
May 4, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has put extreme stress on the health care workforce in the United States, HHS reports.
Mar 28, 2022
On this episode, I talk with Debbie Hatmaker, chief nursing officer of the American Nurses Association, the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Nurses Foundation.
Mar 18, 2022
President Biden today signed the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act (H.R. 1667), AHA-supported legislation that would authorize grants for programs that offer behavioral health services for front-line health care workers.
Dec 14, 2021
A Physicians Foundation survey published this summer found that 61% of practitioners report having often experienced feelings of burnout due to the pandemic — a sharp increase compared with the organization’s 2018 data.
Nov 17, 2021
The AHA has received a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help prevent suicide among hospital and health system workers, and seeks input from members on emerging approaches.
Oct 18, 2021
Working in health care delivery can be stressful and tiring under normal circumstances. And the COVID-19 pandemic has exerted incredible pressures on the emotional and physical well-being of our health care professionals.
Sep 17, 2021
Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Mich., and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., introduced a bicameral resolution designating Sept. 17 as National Physician Suicide Awareness Day.
Sep 16, 2021
Ahead of National Physician Suicide Awareness Day, on Sept. 17, read how health care workers, even before the COVID-19 pandemic, faced elevated rates of burnout, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and suicide, in this blog by J. Corey Feist, co-founder of the Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes…