Burnout in Trainees

A culture and standards that prioritize the well-being of learners can lead to healthier clinicians down the line. Multiple professional organizations and institutions are working on system-wide solutions to improve the culture of medical education and training to improve wellness among medical trainees.

The National Academy of Medicine has developed a “Clinical Well-Being Knowledge Hub” that can be accessed here: https://nam.edu/clinicianwellbeing/

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has compiled resources related to medical student wellness that can be accessed here: https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/462280/well-being-academic-medicine.html

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has compiled tools and resources for resident and faculty wellbeing here: http://www.acgme.org/What-We-Do/Initiatives/Physician-Well-Being/Resources

The American Medical Association STEPSforward initiative has designed a free online module on “Physician Wellness: Preventing Resident and Fellow Burnout” that can be accessed here: https://www.stepsforward.org/modules/physician-wellness