Charter for Physician Well-being in JAMA

I missed this April, 2018 JAMA article and wonder whether you have too.

Authors Thomas, Ripp, and West propose a set of guiding principles to support physician wellness:

• Effective patient care promotes and requires physician well-being.
• Physician well-being is related with the well-being of all members of the health care team.
• Physician well-being is a quality marker.
• Physician well-being is a shared responsibility.

Link to abstract:

The problems are real. Conversations about this topic are becoming mainstream. Let’s all work together for change. We, our colleagues, our patients, our families, and our communities need healthier physicians.

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