Identifying the Optimal Implementation Strategy of a Wellness Curriculum to Enhance Attendance while Transitioning the Format Due to COVID-19 Pandemic in a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Rachel Potter, Sakshi Dua
2021 ISMMS Journal of Science and Medicine  
Rationale: Burnout has been a growing area of concern impacting Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) physicians both professionally and personally. Junior physicians, including medical fellows, have been identified as a population more at risk of developing burnout due to the stress and demands associated with training. Part of graduate medical education includes developing habits and skills a physician will use throughout their career. Fellowship training presents an ideal opportunity
more » ... provide wellness education and facilitate development of adaptive behaviors to cope with stress and decrease burnout. This need has been further emphasized as our trainees worked through a global pandemic which added a new set of stressors.
doi:10.29024/ijsm.60 fatcat:6qmyunk32na55md6eyrsubpxpe