The Road to Wellness
Physician wellness is recognized as a critical component of enhancing the quality of healthcare. An epidemic of symptoms related to stress and burnout among medical professionals, including radiologists, is threatening not only healthcare providers at a personal level but also the entire healthcare system. In this special issue of the Bulletin, you will hear personal stories of burnout and resilience. Lori Deitte, MD, FACR, and Lotte N. Dyrbye, MD, MHPE, will discuss strategies for addressing burnout at the individual, institutional, and national levels. Cheri L. Canon, MD, FACR, will share ideas for creating a culture of wellness in the workplace. Reed A. Omary, MD, will demonstrate how he incorporates exercise and nature into his daily work schedule.
Radiologists and practice leaders are taking steps to stave off burnout and find joy in their work.
Daily workload is an issue for radiologists — at any stage of their career.
Effective radiology leaders should seek out unspoken concerns to bolster staff wellness.
Radiologists want to have more time — and more control over their time.
The ACR is making headway on enhancing wellness among radiology professionals.
Vanderbilt University's radiology chair champions walking meetings for stronger connections and increased exercise.