Recommended Reading

Wellness

Burnout

Burnout: The Cost of Caring
~Christina Maslach

Healing Physician Burnout: Diagnosing, Preventing, and Treating
~Quint Studer

Preventing Physician Burnout: Curing the Chaos and Returning Joy to the Practice of Meidicine
~Paul DeChant MD, MBA, ‎ Diane W. Shannon MD, MPH

Physician Burnout A Guide to Recognition and Recovery
~Tom Murphy, MD

Stop Physician Burnout:
What to do When Working Harder Isn’t Working
~Dike Drummond, MD

The Resilient Practitioner: Burnout prevention and self-care strategies for counselors, therapists, teachers and health professionals
~Thomas Skovholt

The Truth About Burnout: How Organizations Cause Personal Stress and What to do About it
~Christina Maslach, Michael P. Leiter

Mindfulness

Resilience

Finding a Balance in a Medical Life
~Lee Lipsenthal, MD

How to Survive in Medicine: Personally and Professionally
~Jenny Firth-Cozens

Staying Human During Residency Training: How to survive and thrive after medical school
~Alan Peterkin, MD

The Resilient Physician:
Effective emotional management for doctors and their medical organizations
~Wayne Sotile and Mary Sotile

Stress

Overcoming Secondary Stress in Medical and Nursing Practice:
A guide to professional resilience and personal well-being
~Robert Wicks

**These resources may help individuals improve personal wellness but do not imply SSVMS endorsement or affiliation.