ACP’s online Resident Well-being Learning Hub connects residents with evidence-based strategies to foster well-being and mitigate burnout and promote the value of collaborative learning environments and positive social interaction. Find additional resources, including information on low/no cost vetted confidential mental health services, at the I.M. Emotional Support Hub.
Microlearning (2 mins. or less)
Quickly link through our unique, mobile-friendly microlearnings to learn:
- Promoting Psychological Safety: Psychological safety is an important part of your professional well-being. This quick activity can help you recognize and utilize measures that promote psychological safety in your working and learning environments.
- Your Circles of Control and Influence: How do you know what you can control versus what you can influence? Map your spheres of control with this quick exercise to analyze if there are ways you can grow your sphere.
- Stand Up to Bias and Harassment: You can help to create a safe work culture. Check out these 12 ways you can stand up to bias and harassment in the face of workplace violence.
Ideal for a residency program, this curriculum composed of three topics can be reviewed individually prior to small group discussions and are aligned with the new ACGME requirements for resident training in well-being. Complete each curriculum topic on its own or take them as a three-part program. The curriculum is free to ACP Members. Nonmembers may purchase access.
Well-being and Burnout in Residency
What does burnout look like? What causes it? How prevalent is it among physicians? This section looks at physician burnout and its effects. It considers the unique challenges faced by residents and provides resources to support the well-being of early career physicians.
Individual and Organizational Strategies
What can we do to achieve well-being? Explore both personal and organizational approaches to improving well-being and try out the many activities and opportunities for group discussions. This section also provides key information about leave policies and the ACGME requirements for residency programs.
Promoting Collaborative Learning Environments for Well-being
How can we create collaborative learning environments? What happens when a peer is in distress? This section discusses how positive social interaction, a culture of safety, and team-based care can support well-being during residency. Learn how to recognize and respond compassionately to signs of burnout in yourself or your peers.