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ACGME Symposium on Physician Wellbeing
The ACGME held its own symposium on physician wellbeing which featured some of the same speakers who participated in the AAMC's Leadership Forum.

"Make the Difference: Preventing Medical Trainee Suicide" (video)
Mayo Clinic and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention explain how health care professionals can recognize signs of depression in their colleagues and take action to prevent suicide.

"If We Could See Inside Other People's Hearts" (video)

The AAMC Well-being Index 
A collection of well-being programs initiated by medical schools and teaching hospitals.

10 Facts About Physician Suicide and Mental Health 
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention presents 10 important facts concerning physician suicide and mental health.

Physician, Resident, and Medical Student Burnout 
The AAMC's Health Care Affairs group presents research on the issue of burnout among physicians, residents, and medical students.

Steps Forward
A collection of modules from the AMA on well-being.

Getting to Inbox Zero (video)
Petra Lewis, MD, Professor of Radiology and OBGYN at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, presents a video on how to avoid being overwhelmed by email by effectively managing your inbox.

Task Managers (video)
Petra Lewis, MD, also describes how to manage numerous tasks effectively by using task managers.

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Journal of Academic Medicine

Academic Medicine August 2013 cover

Academic Medicine, the official monthly, peer-reviewed journal of the AAMC, serves as an international forum for the exchange of ideas and information on undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education.
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Leadership Development

The AAMC provides executives, faculty, and administrators at member institutions with the skills required to lead and transform today’s dynamic academic medical centers.
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