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Annie’s Place at Parkland Health in Dallas, Texas, offers no-cost childcare for parents to attend medical appointments.

Patients miss appointments — and health care workers miss work — because there’s no one to watch the kids. New programs test how on-site childcare might help.

  • June 12, 2024
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Extreme weather is linked to pregnancy complications, increased violence, and inescapable exposure to pollution and heat.

  • June 6, 2024
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From public humiliation to sexist remarks, medical trainees often experience faculty mistreatment. Here’s how institutions are working to stop bad behaviors.

  • June 4, 2024

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The health care community is trying to tend to its own. Newly appointed chief wellness officers are helping make physician well-being a priority.

  • Sept. 4, 2018

A physician sounds the alarm on mental illness and his own escape from the depths of despair.

  • Aug. 13, 2018

"Do as I say, not as I do," won't solve the problem. Faculty members in academic medicine must model and support self-care for students.

  • March 13, 2018

Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist and acclaimed novelist Anna Quindlen has explored a huge swath of human experience.

  • Nov. 6, 2017

The therapeutic benefits of nature are prompting hospitals to turn rooftops into on-site oases.

  • Oct. 23, 2017

As research innovators, academic medical centers are well-positioned to develop new ways to address health care provider burnout, depression, and suicide.

  • Aug. 29, 2017
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Self-care can go a long way in helping physicians and other health providers prevent and overcome compassion fatigue.

  • July 11, 2017

Many graduate medical education programs are incorporating ways to improve resiliency and reduce burnout as residents progress through training.

  • July 3, 2017

Darrell G. Kirch: The high-quality learning experience outlined in the updated AAMC compacts can help address the crisis of burnout and improve resiliency.

  • March 14, 2017

With data showing an increase in depression among medical students, several medical schools are making curricular changes to increase resilience.

  • Nov. 21, 2016