SEPTEMBER 2022 NEWS
THE DOCTOR'S CORNER
As I am sure you know, healthcare providers are at especially high risk, with some research suggesting our risks are almost doubled. Our chronic exposure to stress can cause physical and emotional exhaustion, dulling of caring responses to patients, and negatively impact our personal relationships.
While we are at greater risk of burnout, it is not inevitable. There are practical steps we can take to create a less hostile work environment and improve our quality of life as well as the quality of the healthcare we deliver.
Serving with you,
John McB. Hodgson, MD, MSCAI
Healing the System
- A Prescription for Rejuvenating the Heart in Healthcare
by John McB. Hodgson, MD
If you are frustrated and fatigued with an impersonal, administrative-heavy system, long work hours, ad lack of respect and autonomy, this book will encourage you with practical solutions to challenges that plague our healthcare systems.
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One of our first reviews:
“Well worth the time to read and carefully consider the reality of the problems we face in healthcare. It contains some extremely practical and, indeed, pragmatic approaches to resolving or lessening the dysfunction.”
Healing the System – A Prescription for Rejuvenating the Heart in Healthcare
by Dr. John McB. Hodgson
Chapter 1 – How We Got Here
“Rather than being practitioners of the mission to serve the poor and ill, we have become a mechanism to ensure sufficient income and economic viability.”
COMPLIMENTARY RESOURCES – cOACHING WHITEPAPER
Professional coaching is underutilized in medicine. We experience very busy schedules, make life altering decisions, and fight fatigue every day. Having someone who can look at the big picture and help us navigate can result in many positive outcomes.
Just SIX healthcare coaching sessions for 88 practicing Mayo Clinic physicians improved quality of life, resilience, job satisfaction, engagement and meaning at work. Read the results of the randomized clinical trial.
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