Physician-Specific Health Issues

Physician-Specific Health Issues

Dealing with tough patient cases

Link to Healing our Own Video and ACOG resources for dealing with adverse events in Ob/Gyn
http://www.acog.org/About_ACOG/ACOG_Departments/Professional_Liability/Adverse_Events

 

Legal Issues

Links on the District IX website for dealing with legal issues in medicine
http://www.acog.org/About_ACOG/ACOG_Districts/District_IX/Litigation_Stress_Resources

 

Preventing depression/burnout

Article on physician burnout
http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2012/10/10-reasons-physician-burnout.html

Presentation on Physician Depression, Suicide, and Burnout from UCSD
http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/wellbeing/Documents/Physician%20Burnout%20Depression%20and%20Suicide%20Prevention.pdf

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
http://www.afsp.org/

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention
http://www.suicideprevention.ca/

Fact Sheet about Depression/Suicide in US physician
https://www.afsp.org/content/download/3002/54534/.../sis_factsheet.pdf

Link to “Struggling in Silence” Video on Physician Depression/Suicide (fuzzy)
http://tv.naturalnews.com/v.asp?v=E5750F452CD651AA8744320E3E6F062B

 

General Physician Health

ePhysicianHealth—resources for resiliency/health in personal and professional lives
http://ephysicianhealth.com

American Medical Association Website—peer support
http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/physician-health.page

Canadian Medical Association Website
http://www.cma.ca/living/centrephysicianhealthwellbeing

 

Useful Phone Applications

My Fitness Pal—create an account to set weight loss goals--FREE
http://www.myfitnesspal.com/iphone

Stravasocial fitness website
http://www.strava.com/mobile

Zombie run—story mixed with music while jogging—running from Zombies!
https://www.zombiesrungame.com

Weight Watchers app—fitness tracker for mobile to go along with the popular program
http://www.weightwatchers.ca/templates/marketing/marketing_utool_1col.aspx?pageid=1148041

Yoga—different yoga positions, full instructional videos with audio guidance
http://www.iyogalessons.com