Press Releases / July 21, 2021

Physician Burnout: Strategies to Promote Resilience Among Physicians

Physician burnout and mental health have been long standing issues within the medical community, which were only exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. This collection of resources shares what physician burnout is and why it may occur, as well as strategies to reduce its burden on both clinicians and patients.

Physician Burnout - Webinar & Infographic

Over the past year, more than 70 percent of physicians reported experiencing burnout. View this infographic and webinar to learn more about physician burnout, both prior to and during the COVID-19 pandemic, including why burnout occurs, its impact on patient care and access, and strategies that physicians and health system leaders can utilize to prevent moral injury and physician burnout.

NIHCM Journalism Grantee - The doctors are not all right

With support from the NIHCM Foundation, Julia Belluz published “The doctors are not all right” with Vox, as part of The Aftermath, a series focusing on the lasting health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Belluz intertwines physician stories with data to raise awareness regarding the importance of addressing physician mental health and burnout.

NIHCM Journalism Grantee - Do No Harm

Do No Harm: Exposing the Hippocratic Hoax”, created by filmmaker and NIHCM Foundation Journalism Grantee, Robyn Symon, illustrates the prevalence of suicide among physician and medical students. This film promotes a conversation regarding the often stigmatized topic: the mental health of our nations’ healers.


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