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April 18-20 is the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting in Boston. Join us on Friday, April 19, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. for a Networking Social.

by the American College of Physicians

Explore the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2024 well-being page to design an experience best suited to your well-being and professional fulfillment interests and needs. Save the date and join your fellow WBCs and meet other meeting attendees and ACP Leaders at the Networking Social in the Career and Professional Development Center (Exhibit Hall AB).

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March 18 is National Health Workforce Well-Being Day of Awareness

by the National Academy of Medicine and the Office of Senator Kaine

U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Roger Marshall (R-KS), members of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), introduced a bipartisan resolution designating March 18, 2024, as Health Workforce Well-Being Day of Awareness. The date was selected to coincide with the day that the senators' bipartisan Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Act was signed into law by President Biden in 2022.

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Read Here About the Lorna Breen Law's 2024 Reauthorization

CDC Launches Impact Wellbeing Campaign to Tackle Healthcare Worker Burnout

by CDC

The Impact Wellbeing campaign reflects a crucial initiative in addressing the long-standing issue of burnout among healthcare workers. By providing free resources, strategies, and tools, it aims to foster a healthier work environment for healthcare professionals and ultimately improve patient care.

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NIOSH Worker Well-Being Questionnaire (WellBQ)

The NIOSH WellBQ is designed to collect information across the five domains of worker well-being without posing a burden to respondents.

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It's cool to be kind: The value of empathy at work

by McKinsey

Hybrid work. Talent shortages. Polarizing politics. Building a culture is tougher than ever. Recent research reveals the difference empathy can make—as well as how to develop it in your workplace.

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Physician Well-being 2.0: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?

by Tait Shanafelt, MD

The physician well-being field has evolved through several phases, each influenced not only by an expanding research base but also by changes in the demographic characteristics of the physician workforce and the evolution of the health care delivery system. This perspective summarizes the historical phase of this journey (the "era of distress"), the current state (Well-being 1.0), and the early contours of the next phase based on recent research and the experience of vanguard institutions (Well-being 2.0).

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Back to the March 29, 2024 issue of ACP IM Thriving