Congress Wellness Lab

The Wellness Lab will give clinicians an opportunity to focus on their own well-being, which is essential for safe and high-quality patient care, as well as reducing stress and burnout. A wellness expert will be on site to lead a variety of sessions on topics including health and wellness habits, relaxation techniques, keys to healthy living, wellness technologies, and meditation techniques. Roundtable discussions will feature members
discussing stress and burnout reduction success stories. Experiential approaches to stress reduction will be introduced and demonstrated.

Check out these additional resources.

Professional Organizations – Updates on Physician Wellness Activities - A summary and compilation of wellness resources and activities provided by various medical organizations.

National Academy of Medicine Resources 

National Academy of Medicine Discussion Paper 
Implementing Optimal Team-Based Care to Reduce Clinician Burnout

National Academy of Medicine Discussion Paper 
A Pragmatic Approach for Organizations to Measure Health Care Professional Well-Being

National Academy of Medicine Discussion Paper 
Burnout Among Health Care Professionals: A Call to Explore and Address This Underrecognized Threat to Safe, High-Quality Care

National Academy of Medicine Consensus Study on Clinician Well-Being 
Systems Approaches to Improve Patient Care by Supporting Clinician Well-Being. 

Web Resources
Master Resilience Training Medical Program

Understanding Job Burnout - Dr. Christina Maslach (IT Revolution)

News Articles 
AI Powered Smartphone App Can Reduce Physician Burnout, Enhance Patient Experience (HealthLeaders)

Making The Case For The Chief Wellness Officer In America’s Health Systems: A Call To Action (Health Affairs)

How to Be a Less-Stressed Leader (Advisory Board Infographic) 

The 6 Causes of Professional Burnout And How To Avoid Them (Forbes)

In the Literature 

Workforce, Workload, and Burnout Among Intensivists and Advanced Practice Providers
A Narrative Review

Effects of a Multimodal Program Including Simulation on Job Strain Among Nurses Working in Intensive Care Units - A Randomized Clinical Trial (JAMA) 

Executive Leadership and Physician Well-being: Nine Organizational Strategies to Promote Engagement and Reduce Burnout (Mayo Clinic Proceedings) 

Effects of a Multimodal Program Including Simulation on Job Strain Among Nurses Working in Intensive Care Units: A Randomized Clinical Trial (JAMA)

The Hidden Epidemic: The Moral Imperative for Academic Health Centers to Address Health Professionals’ Well-Being (Emory)