Navigating Beyond the Trauma of the Pandemic: Five Steps to Recovery

Posted on August 17, 2022 by Dawn Ellison, MD, CPC

Our world has changed. Challenging your brain to think about what is possible beyond the traumatic experience of the pandemic can aid your personal growth and make sense of it all. But how do we get there?

In the aftermath of COVID-19, individuals, healthcare workers and healthcare leadership have been expected to just move on and pick up the pieces alone—even though many are facing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The patient, the healthcare worker and the health system all provide significant perspectives in telling the story of moving through the trauma and realizing post-traumatic growth.

As an EM physician and a Physician Peer Coach, I’ve seen and heard the direct impacts the trauma from the pandemic has had on healthcare workers. Download my article to discover how Post-Traumatic Growth can lead to a more resilient healthcare system and workforce, and the Five Steps to Recovery.

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