Recommended Resources

This recommended resources page lists websites, podcasts and readings that the Joy of Medicine team believes will help in your journey to wellness. 

Coalition for Physician Wellbeing
Faith Based Coalition of Health Systems and Physicians

Greater Good – The Science of a Meaningful Life
Berkeley University

Institute for Physician Integration
Physician Well-being Programs

I Chose My Best Life
Sacred Rest

A Recovery Philosophy and System

The Mindful Hustle
Nick Anicich, Meditation Coach

Mindfulness Awareness Research Center
University of California Los Angeles

Physician Well-Being Program
Mayo Clinic

Remember Your Power to Heal
Rachel Remen, MD

Work and live with more focus, energy and resilience

The Organizational Foundation
Creating the Organizational Foundation for Joy in Medicine, AMA

Resident & Fellow Burnout
Create a holistic, supportive culture of well-being, AMA

Well-being and Burnout Wellness Portal
American Psychiatric Association


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

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

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