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Stress Awareness Month

By Dr. Richard Juman, PsyD, TeamHealth National Director of Psychological Services Your palms are sweaty and you can feel your pulse pounding in your veins. You’re trying to focus on the all-important task at hand, but at the same time your mind is sending competing thoughts your way, and you curse yourself for being in...

ACEP Wellness Week: The Seven Spokes of the Wellness Wheel

Created by ACEP, the Emergency Medicine Wellness Week™ reminds emergency physicians and their colleagues to take time to self-renew despite working the long and difficult hours they do. The wellness wheel offers a holistic way of considering wellness. We can think of wellness as a wheel with separate spokes. Each spoke is critical for the...

TeamHealth Helps Clinicians Find Balance and Support

According to Medscape’s 2018 national physician burnout report, 42 percent of physicians surveyed report feeling burned out in their current position. Burnout is defined by feelings of exhaustion, neglect and a lack of control. As a part of TeamHealth’s commitment to physical and mental well-being, we invest in programs to help lessen and aid in clinician burnout incidents....

Clinician Burnout Podcast

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and the topic of physician burnout and suicide is vitally important to the clinical community today. In this podcast, Dr. Rob Strauss, TeamHealth Vice President of Program Development, discusses clinician burnout with Dr. Robby Frantz, President of the TeamHealth West Group. Dr. Frantz shares his own personal experience with...

It’s National Mental Health Month

By Dr. James Horst, DO, FACN, National Medical Director of Behavioral Health and Post-Acute Care, TeamHealth Are you hotheaded, irritated and generally affected by the myriad of annoyances that pop up on a daily basis? Has it been this way for a while? Are your relationships starting to falter? Is your work life starting to...

ACEP Wellness Week: Physician Burnout and Finding Support

Physician burnout is a very real issue facing the healthcare industry, and one we wanted to address during ACEP Wellness Week. In Medscape’s Physician Lifestyle Report, 46 percent of practicing physicians in the United States reported feeling some level of burnout at work – including loss of enthusiasm for work, feelings of cynicism and a low...

Physician Burnout: TeamHealth Helps Physicians Find Support

All too often physicians feel they need to be the ones to take care of others without seeking proper care for themselves. Physician burnout is a very real issue facing the healthcare industry. In Medscape’s Physician Lifestyle Report, 46 percent of practicing physicians in the United States reported feeling some level of burnout at work –...