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ACGME AWARE Well-Being Podcasts

Sep 9, 2020

In this episode, Stuart Slavin, MD, MEd, ACGME's Senior Scholar for Well-Being, discusses the role of Psychological First Aid (PFA) in providing support for individuals who have suffered some kind of trauma or other devastating event. We discuss the relevance of the approach to supporting to clinicians, patients and...


Jun 3, 2020

Dr. Stuart Slavin, ACGME Senior Scholar for Well-Being, returns to discuss how the transition from medical school to residency and from residency/fellowship to practice--already a vulnerable time for physicians--has been impacted by COVID-19. Using William Bridges' tripartite model of transitions as a framework, Dr....


Apr 1, 2020

With the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, physicians and other clinicians are suddenly having to process vast amounts of new information on how to manage patient care as well as safely protect themselves. In the midst of the pandemic, attending to their own mental health and well-being is vital--but wading through yet...


Mar 30, 2020

In this interview with Dr. Jo Shapiro, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard Medical School and founder of the Brigham and Women’s Center for Professionalism and Peer support, we discuss what hospitals can do to establish similar programs at their own institutions. Dr. Shapiro shares...


Mar 11, 2020

In this follow-up podcast to episode six, we continue to talk with Jo Shapiro, MD, founder of the Brigham and Women’s Center for Professionalism and Peer Support, to explore what hospitals can do to establish similar programs at their own institutions. Dr. Shapiro shares insights from her experience of building...