Wellness

ACEP knows that well emergency physicians are better able to meet the demands of a 24/7 specialty. To that end, ACEP has these resources to help you stay healthy.

Wellness Guide Book
Being Well in Emergency Medicine: ACEP’s Guide to Investing in Yourself 
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Download this important, Emergency Physician focused wellness guide now for free, compliments of ACEP. Written by Drs. Rita A. Manfredi, MD, FACEP; and Julia M. Huber, MD, FACEP; these wellness champions present the emotional, physical, financial, spiritual, social and intellectual well-being spokes of life in emergency medicine. The downloadable book covers how wellness is interconnected in busy emergency physician’s daily lives.
Download the guide (PDF)

Leadership Resiliency During Times of Constant ChangeNew icon
At the 2017 Leadership and Advocacy Conference. Dr. Rebecca Parker explains how, as leaders during this time of healthcare change, we must create opportunities to improve our practices while increasing our and our team’s resiliency. Watch the video now.

ACEP Member Exclusive! ZDoggMD LIVE at LAC17!New icon
Popular social media personality ZDoggMD (aka Dr. Zubin Damania) gave a presentation at the 2017 Leadership and Advocacy Conference on physician happiness and health 3.0. Also, join ZDoggMD and for an in-depth and personal Q & A session with ACEP member Dr. Pamela Ross. Videos available exclusively for ACEP Members!

Resources on Physician Wellness Throughout Various Stages of Career and Life
Members of the Well-being Committee compiled a list of resources. The categories are:

•    Early career – residency to attending
•    Mid career – transition from junior faculty to senior faculty/midlife
•    Late career – attending to retired
•    Parenting
•    Voluntary Career Changes
•    Involuntary Career Changes

Wellness Section of Membership
Its goal is to help "keep [emergency physicians'] personal and professional lives balanced and on target." Join this section.

Of Interest to Residents

Information Paper by the ACEP Well-being Committee, May 2016

Wellness in the WorkplaceFocused on the institutional and departmental changes that can be implemented to improve workplace wellness; based on current best practices and existing research.

Information on Wellness, Resilience, Mindfulness Resources, July 2015
Take this link to see a list of suggested: Speakers, Websites, TED talks, YouTube Videos, Books, Articles, Audio CDs, and People to Follow on Twitter

Resources compiled by the ACEP Well-being Committee, May 2015

Information and Resources Regarding Health Care Provider PTSD
Take this link to see a list of: Websites, Articles, and Areas for further research and development

Information and Resources Regarding Burnout
Take this link to see a list of: Websites, Books, Articles, and Areas for further research and development

Information and Resources Regarding Litigation Stress
Take this link to see a list of: Websites, Books, Articles, Studies on Litigation Stress, and Areas for further research and development  

Physician Burnout Bibliography
This page contains an annotated bibliography of important articles on Physician Burnout (detection, prevention, treatment), Physician Wellness, Physician Resilience, and the science behind proven burnout prevention and treatment modalities.



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- 8/28/2017

Captured March 2017 Popular social media personality ZDoggMD (aka Dr. Zubin Damania) gave a presentation at the 2017 Leadership and Advocacy Conference on physician happiness and health 3.0. Then join ZDoggMD for an in depth and intimate Q

Dr. Rebecca Parker explains how, as leaders during this time of healthcare change, we must create opportunities to improve our practices while increasing our and our team’s resiliency. The session is from the 2017 Leadership and Advocacy Conference.

 

Interested in being part of the 2017 EM Wellness Week?   Sign up, and we will send you an email series of tips, resources and success stories to keep you motived from Jan. 22-28. At the end of the week, we’ll ask you how you did – it’s that easy.    

- 1/17/2017

As emergency physicians, we care a lot about our patients. That’s why we chose this specialty. But all too often we are so busy caring for others, we forget to care about ourselves. Created by ACEP, the  Emergency Medicine Wellness Week™ will remind all emergency physicians and their colleagues to take the time to self-renew while, at the same time, work the long and at times very difficult hours we do.Make it about action rather than just ideas. Become more healthy, less burned out, and more resilient this year.

- 8/4/2015

- 6/8/2010

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