“ Residency creates family and community, as trainees spend a substantial amount of time in this setting, and as such it needs to be a supportive culture to keep its members well.

     “Promotion of Wellness and Mental Health Awareness Among Physicians in Training.” JGME.

Decades of research studies and scholarly articles have explored physician mental health in four main areas: well-being, burnout, depression, and suicide. Health care organizations continue to make progress toward developing the necessary steps to ensure physician well-being. The ACGME Scholars in Residence have dedicated tremendous time and resources to reviewing and aggregating data about the factors that enhance or diminish physician well-being in the clinical setting.

Visit the ACGME Physician Well-Being RESEARCH page.

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