Are you feeling isolated at work?

“I am not happy in my work,” the young physician announced to me during our first conversation. “I’ve been at this a year, and I still feel uncertain, overwhelmed and it’s simply ‘not enough’ during my clinic days.” She went on to describe what is frequently referred to as the “imposter syndrome” where someone feels they are [...]

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Deepening relationships, recognition for healthcare support in 2018

This week VITAL WorkLife was admitted as a Network Organization which supports the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Clinician Well Being and Resilience. Closing the year strong takes extra effort from everyone, and this recognition to be included in an elite group of organizations dedicated to reversing [...]

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LEAP HR: Healthcare Conference 2018 Trends - Talent Acquisition, Multi-Generational Learning & Organizational Culture

LEAP HR: Healthcare Conference 2018 Hats off to the planners of the LEAP HR: Healthcare Conference in Chicago earlier this month. The team from Hanson Wade provided an excellent venue, a well-organized and managed schedule of events and one of the most engaging conferences in my 10 years of attending conferences.

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2018 AMGA Highlights: Cultural Transformation, Stress and Burnout

The 2018 AMGA Conference in Phoenix was once again the gathering place for medical professionals and healthcare leaders to connect with their peers, share ideas and drive the direction of their profession. The conference provided plenty of learning opportunities and excellent speakers.

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How Healthcare Leaders Can Support Physician Well Being

When physicians consider getting assistance for lowering stress and enhancing well being, they often perceive a number of barriers making access to help more difficult, according to Robert Leschke, MD, an emergency department physician and physician peer coach.

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Benefits of a Peer Coach for Physician Stress and Burnout

A Physician Peer Coach understands unique needs Research indicates many physicians are reluctant to ask for help—yet they’re often in desperate need of a compassionate listener, such as a peer coach, who understands the work, personal and family challenges they face. In fact, 88% of surveyed physicians reported moderate to [...]

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How to Ease the Stress after ICD-10 Implementation

A little over a month ago ICD-10 implementation was creating headlines across the country. How was the experience for you? If it was smooth sailing, fantastic! If it was a nightmare, or you are still experiencing the pain of implementation, here are a couple of tips to help you.

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