Recommended Reading


Kitchen Table Wisdom
~Rachel Remen, MD

The Handbook of Physician Health:
The essential guide to understanding the health care needs of physicians
~Larry Goldman, MD

The Medical Marriage: Sustaining Healthy Relationships for Physicians and Their Families
~Wayne M. Sotile, PhD, Mary O. Sotile, MA

The Mindful Medical Student: A Psychiatrist's Guide to Staying Who You Are While Becoming Who You Want to Be
~Jeremy Spiegel, MD

The Physician as a Patient: A clinical handbook for mental health professionals
~Michael Myers, MD

"What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine"
~Danielle Ofri, MD


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


Healthy Self: Lessons on mindfulness in medicine
~Saki Santorelli

Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment and Your Life
~ Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD

Mindful Therapy: A guide for therapists and helping professionals
~Thomas Bien, PhD

One-Moment Meditation: Stillness for People on the Go
Martin Boroson

Teaching Mindfulness: A practical guide for clinicians and educators
~Donald McCown, Diana Reibel and Marc Micozzi

The Art and Science of Mindfulness:
Integrating mindfulness into psychology and the helping professions
~Shauna Shapiro, PhD, Linda Carlson and Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD

The Mindful Therapist: A clinician's guide to mindsight and neural integration
~Daniel Siegel, MD


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


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