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Physician Peer Coaching

A recent article, written by Sara Tamarin, explains the benefits of engaging with a physician peer coach.   Read Now

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Thank you Federation of State Physician Health Programs, INC (FSPHP) for sharing this interview with Dr. Chris Bundy and others exploring burnout, the pandemic, and how PHPs can be a resource in times of need. Read Now

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The implications of fighting Covid on the frontlines

A recent Crosscut article highlights the burnout physicians and health care workers across Washington state are experiencing as they enter their second year of fighting Covid.   Read Now

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Thank you, WSMA for sharing this important article on burnout among health care workers in Washington!  Read Now

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Sleep deprivation is the socially accepted form of impairment that is hiding in plain sight in medicine.

A recent study published in JAMA links sleep-related impairment, to physician burnout and medical errors. Findings confirm that physician performance is not immune to the negative effects of sleep deprivation and suggest that “interventions to mitigate sleep-related impairment in physicians are warranted.”  Read Now

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The realities of the female health professional during COVID and how to support them.

Doina Lupea of the Ontario Medical Association’s Physician Health Program, in collaboration with Sriharan Ratnapalan, of Dalla Lana and the Hospital for Sick Children, and Andrea Tricco, of Dalla Lana and St. Michael’s Hospital, to study the intersection of stress, burnout and depression among women in health care during coronavirus pandemic and potential interventions that […]

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UW Medicine Update in Hospital Medicine

Join Dr. Bundy at the upcoming UW Medicine Update in Hospital Medicine. Dr. Bundy will be sharing on physician burnout as part of this event that is targeted for practitioners who take care of hospitalized general medicine patients. Learn more

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Dr. Bundy Speaks on Physician Burnout

In his role as President-Elect of FSPHP, Dr. Bundy was asked by the Rural Health Information Hub to speak on Physician Burnout as part of a three part series.

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