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A collection of articles on resident and faculty well-being, wellness interventions, and other efforts to enhance well-being

2019 JGME Articles 

Using Show-and-Tell Rounds to Enhance Camaraderie Among Residents
Heidi Allespach, David Cohen, Joan St. Onge, Kassandra Bosire and Shawn Banks
October 2019, Vol. 11, No. 5, 504­–506
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Threats to Reliability and Validity With Resident Wellness Surveying Efforts
Nital P. Appelbaum, Sally A. Santen, Scott Vota, Lauren Wingfield, Roy Sabo and Nicholas Yaghmour
October 2019, Vol. 11, No. 5, 543-549
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Small Mistakes, Tragic Outcomes
Ricardo Guerra
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October 2019, Vol. 11, No. 5, 382-384

Call to Action: Universal Policy to Support Residents and Fellows Who Are Breastfeeding
Helen M. Johnson, Katrina B. Mitchell and Rebecca A. Snyder
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August 2019, Volume 11, No. 4, 382-384

One of the Many
Shannon E. Scott-Vernaglia, MD
June 2019, Volume 11, No 3, 353-354
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Failure in Residency Education: Lessons Learned From Harry Potter, Oprah Winfrey, and the Marigold Hotel
Benjamin R. Doolittle
April 2019, Vol. 11 No. 2: 233–234
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Disaster Plans: Resident Involvement and Well-Being During Hurricane Harvey
Kirsty Hillier, Janaki Paskaradevan, J. Kevin Wilkes and Emily S. Copeland
April 2019, Vol. 11 No. 2: 129­–131
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2018 JGME Articles 

Expanding the Conversation on Burnout Through Conceptions of Role Strain and Role Conflict
Lara Varpio, Rashawn Ray, Ting Dong, Jeff Hutchinson and Steven J. Durning
December 2018, Vol. 10 No. 6: 620–623
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Caring for the Survivors When a Resident or Fellow Dies
Russell K. McAllister and Maxine Trent
October 2018, Vol. 10, No. 6: 719
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Psychotherapist Perspectives on Resident Wellness
Emilie S. Bhe and Mark E. Servis
October 2018, Vol. 10, No. 5: 494–496
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The Correlation of Stress in Residency With Future Stress and Burnout: A 10-Year Prospective Cohort Study
John Raimo, Sean LaVine, Kelly Spielmann, Meredith Akerman, Karen A. Friedman, Kyle Katona and Saima Chaudhry
October 2018, Vol. 10, No. 5: 524–531
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When a Resident or Fellow Dies
Chandlee C. Dickey and Barbara Cannon
August 2018, Vol. 10, No. 4: 387–391
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In Defense of Family Leave in Surgical Residency
Kathleen M. O'Neill, Nina R. Horowitz and Peter S. Yoo
August 2018, Vol. 10, No. 4: 392–393
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The Stroke Pager
Casey N. McQuade
August 2018, Vol. 10, No. 4: 467–468
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In the “Dog Days” of Training, Find Your Well of Motivation, and Keep Going Back
Omar Viswanath
August 2018, Vol. 10, No. 4: 471–472
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Utilizing Employee Assistance Programs for Resident Wellness
William Graessle, Martha Matthews, Elizabeth Staib and Antoinette Spevetz
June 2018, Vol. 10, No. 3: 350–351
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Wellness Opportunities: Sometimes It Is “Just Time Off”
Lauren Licatino and Susan Moeschler
June 2018, Vol. 10, No. 3: 361–361
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Resident Fuel Levels: Reframing, Assessing, and Addressing Well-Being
Shannon Amerilda Scielzo, David C. Weigle and Salahuddin (Dino) Kazi
April 2018, Vol. 10, No. 2: 198–202
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Recovery From the Burnout Epidemic: How the Academic Community Can Help (Commentary)
Abigail Ford Winkel
February 2018, Vol. 10, No. 1: 34–35
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Implementing a Universal Well-Being Assessment to Mitigate Barriers to Resident Utilization of Mental Health Resources
Sarah Sofka, Carl Grey, Nathan Lerfald, Laura Davisson and Janie Howsare
February 2018, Vol. 10, No. 1: 63–66
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Improving Resident Use of Mental Health Resources: It's Time for an Opt-Out Strategy to Address Physician Burnout and Depression (Commentary)
Maneesh Batra, Heather McPhillips and Richard Shugerman
February 2018, Vol. 10, No. 1: 67–69
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Burnout and Wellness: Another Answer
Daniel S. Orlovich
February 2018, Vol. 10, No. 1: 99–100
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“It's Not Just Time Off”: A Framework for Understanding Factors Promoting Recovery From Burnout Among Internal Medicine Residents
Nauzley C. Abedini, Shobha W. Stack, Jessie L. Goodman and Kenneth P. Steinberg
February 2018, Vol. 10, No. 1: 26–32
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2017 JGME Articles 

Work Hour Limits Versus Wellness Interventions in Reducing Resident Burnout
Abigail Ford Winkel and Nathalie Feldman
October 2017, Vol. 9, No. 5: 664–665.
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Health in Residency: The Dilemma of Caring for Yourself
Justin M. Wei, Camilo Fernandez-Salvador and Macario Camacho
October 2017, Vol. 9, No. 5: 670–671.
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A Curriculum to Enhance Resilience in Internal Medicine Interns
Bird AN, Martinchek M, Pincavage AT.
October 2017, Vol. 9, No. 5: 600-604.
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Efficacy of Interventions to Reduce Resident Physician Burnout: A Systematic Review
Kiran R. Busireddy, Jonathan A. Miller, Kathleen Ellison, Vicky Ren, Rehan Qayyum and Mukta Panda
June 2017, Vol. 9, No. 3: 294-301.
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“Back to Bedside”: Residents' and Fellows' Perspectives on Finding Meaning in Work
Dustin M. Hipp, Kristy L. Rialon, Kathryn Nevel, et al
April 2017, Vol. 9, No. 2: 269-273.
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2016 JGME Articles 

Wellness in Graduate Medical Education: Is It Time to Pull the Andon Cord?
Meghan M. Walsh
December 2016, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 777–779
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Empowering Trainees to Aim For Physician Wellness
Yul D. Ejnes
December 2016, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 775–776
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Feasibility of a Comprehensive Wellness and Suicide Prevention Program: A Decade of Caring for Physicians in Training and Practice
Sydney Ey, Mary Moffit, J. Mark Kinzie and Patrick H. Brunett
December 2016, Vol. 8, No. 5, 747–753
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Developing Emotional Intelligence in the Clinical Learning Environment: A Case Study in Cultural Transformation
Joanne Cohen-Katz, Jeffrey L. Sternlieb, Susan E. Hansen and Julie A. Dostal
December 2016, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 692–698
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Well-Being in Residency: A Systematic Review
Kristin S. Raj
December 2016, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 674–684
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The Burnout Conundrum: Nature Versus Nurture?
Gail M. Sullivan
December 2016, Vol. 8, No. 5, pp. 650–652
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The Effect of Burnout on Medical Errors and Professionalism in First-Year Internal Medicine Residents
Jason Kwah, Jennifer Weintraub, Robert Fallar and Jonathan Ripp
October 2016, Vol. 8, No. 4, Epub Jul 29, 2016
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Operation La Sierra: A Novel Wellness Initiative for Neurological Surgery Residents
Kyle M. Fargen, Alejandro M. Spiotta, Raymond D. Turner and Sunil Patel
July 2016, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 457–458
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Welcome Interns: May I Have Your Attention?
Gaetan Sgro
May 2016, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 289–290
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A Randomized Controlled Trial to Decrease Job Burnout in First-Year Internal Medicine Residents Using a Facilitated Discussion Group Intervention
Jonathan A. Ripp, Robert Fallar, and Deborah Korenstein
May 2016, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 256–259
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The Role of Professional Identity Formation in Balancing Residency Service Versus Educational Needs
Mirabelle Sajisevi, Reason Wilken, and Walter T. Lee
May 2016, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 154–155
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The Importance of an Environment Conducive to Education
George E. Thibault
May 2016, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 134–135
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Thoughts at the Groin
Bibhu D. Mohanty
February 2016, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 116–117
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A Strategic Approach to Implementation of Medical Mentorship Programs
Thomas J. Caruso, Diane H. Steinberg, Nancy Piro, et al
February 2016, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 68–73
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The Administrative Psychiatric Evaluation
Nicholas D. Lawson and Adina L. Kalet
February 2016, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 14–17
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2015 JGME Articles

Promoting Success: A Professional Development Coaching Program for Interns in Medicine
Kerri Palamara, Carol Kauffman, Valerie E. Stone, et al
December 2015, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 630–637
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Residency as a Social Network: Burnout, Loneliness, and Social Network Centrality
Jordan Shapiro, Bin Zhang, and Eric J. Warm
December 2015, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 617–623
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Confessions of Physicians: What Systemic Reporting Does Not Uncover
Suzanne B. Karan, Jeffrey S. Berger, and Michael Wajda
December 2015, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 528–530
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Post-Code PTSD Symptoms in Internal Medicine Residents Who Participate in Cardiopulmonary ResusFind the Article Here Events: A Mixed Methods Study
Christine Kolehmainen, Anne Stahr, Anna Kaatz, et al
September 2015, Vol 7, No. 3, pp. 475–480
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The Effect of Restricting Residents’ Duty Hours on Patient Safety, Resident Well-Being, and Resident Education: An Updated Systematic Review
Lauren Bolster and Liam Rourke
September 2015, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 349–363
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Fear, Regulations, and the Fragile Exoskeleton of Medical Professionalism
Frederic W. Hafferty and Jon C. Tilburt
September 2015, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 344–348
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Promotion of Wellness and Mental Health Awareness Among Physicians in Training: Perspective of a National, Multispecialty Panel of Residents and Fellows
Timothy J. Daskivich, Dinchen A. Jardine, Jennifer Tseng, et al
March 2015, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 143–147
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Predictors of Well-Being in Resident Physicians: A Descriptive and Psychometric Study
Aliya Kassam, Joan Horton, Ilya Shoimer, et al
March 2015, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 70–74
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2014 JGME Articles

Burnout and Physical Activity in Minnesota Internal Medicine Resident Physicians
Shawn M. Olson, Nnaemeka U. Odo, Alisa M. Duran, et al
December 2014, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 669–674
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Hospitalized Patients’ Perceptions of Resident Fatigue, Duty Hours, and Continuity of Care
Brian C. Drolet, Charles H. Hyman, Kimeya F. Ghaderi, et al
December 2014, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 659–663
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Moral Distress and Moral Disorientation in the Context of Social Accountability
Lynette Reid
September 2014, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 583–584
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Recognizing and Alleviating Moral Distress Among Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents
Julie Aultman and Rachel Wurzel
September 2014, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 457–462
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Impact of Protected Sleep Period for Internal Medicine Interns on Overnight Call on Depression, Burnout, and Empathy
Judy A. Shea, Lisa M. Bellini, David F. Dinges, et al
June 2014, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 256–263
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Use of Health Care Services by Pediatrics Residents: A CORNET Study
Kristina Simeonsson, John Olsson, Nui Dhepyasuwan, et al
June 2014, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 264–269
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Ability of the Physician Well-Being Index to Identify Residents in Distress
Liselotte N. Dyrbye, Daniel Satele, Jeff Sloan, et al
March 2014, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 80–84
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2013 JGME Articles

Weighing in on Residents’ Body Mass Index: A Teachable Moment for Physicians and Patients Alike?
Felipe Lobelo and Isabel Garcia de Quevedo
September 2013, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 521–523
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“If You Build It, They Will Come”: Attitudes of Medical Residents and Fellows About Seeking Services in a Resident Wellness Program
Sydney Ey, Mary Moffit, J. Mark Kinzie, et al
September 2013, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 486–492
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Overweight Physicians During Residency: A Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Study
Maya Leventer-Roberts, Mark R. Zonfrillo, Sunkyung Yu, et al
September 2013, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 405–411
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The Case for On-Site Child Care in Residency Training and Afterward
Rebecca A. Snyder, Margaret J. Tarpley, Sharon E. Phillips, et al
September 2013, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 365–367
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Burnout, Coping, and Spirituality Among Internal Medicine Resident Physicians
Benjamin R. Doolittle, Donna M. Windish, and Charles B. Seelig
June 2013, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 257–261
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Turned Off and Burned Out: What Will It Take for “Front-Line” Medicine to Tune Back In?
Colin P. West
June 2013, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 184–186
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2012 JGME Articles

A Systematic Review of the Prevalence of Patient Assaults Against Residents
Stephanie Kwok, Britta Ostermeyer, and John Coverdale
September 2012, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 296–300
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Baseline Sleep Dysfunction Among Matriculating Interns
Samantha J. Pulliam, Debra F. Weinstein, Atul Malhotra, et al
June 2012, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 202–208
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2011 JGME Article

The Effect of the Hidden Curriculum on Resident Burnout and Cynicism
Martha E. Billings, Michael E. Lazarus, Marjorie Wenrich, et al
December 2011, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 503–510
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2010 JGME Article

Utilization and Barriers to Mental Health Services Among Depressed Medical Interns: A Prospective Multisite Study
Constance Guille, Heather Speller, Rachel Laff, et al
June 2010, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 210–214
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2009 JGME Articles

Burnout During Residency Training: A Literature Review
Waguih William IsHak, Sara Lederer, Carla Mandili, et al
December 2009, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 236–242
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Burnout, Psychological Skills, and Empathy: Balint Training in Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents
Chiara Ghetti, Judy Chang, and Gabriella Gosman
December 2009, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 231–235
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Changing the Conversation From Burnout to Wellness: Physician Well-being in Residency Training Programs
Jodie Eckleberry-Hunt, Anne Van Dyke, David Lick, et al
December 2009, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 225–230
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Resident Burnout: Working Hours or Working Conditions?
Kenneth M. Ludmerer
December 2009, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 169–171
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