Advocacy Toolkit: Modernizing License and Credentialing Applications to Not Stigmatize Mental Health
ACP Advocacy Toolkit
Included in this toolkit are tools and resources that clinicians can use to advocate for organizations and state medical boards to change or remove inappropriate medical licensing and application questions that perpetuate the stigma about receiving mental health care or having a mental health diagnosis, which may result in physicians not receiving care.
Improving How State Medical Boards Ask Physicians About Mental Health Diagnoses: A Case Study From New Mexico
Implementing and Sustaining Change Efforts
Use these resources to implement and sustain change efforts in your organization and community. Curated tools include the Quality Improvement Curriculum and the general Team-Based Care Toolkit.
Research Studies with Recommendations and Interventions
Robust well-being and professional fulfillment research studies have been conducted at the national level through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), and the Office of the Surgeon General (OSG) with recommendations to protect and nurture health care workforce well-being, including interventions with examples and studies, while emphasizing the need to respond to hyperlocal physician needs.
NAM: National Plan for Health Workforce Well-being
ACGME: Improving Physician Well-Being, Restoring Meaning in Medicine
OSG: Addressing Health Worker Burnout
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