Micropractices can help physicians to prevent burnout, boost wellness during COVID-19 pandemic

By: David P. Fessell, Cary Cherniss

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Beyond: Micropractices for Burnout Prevention and Emotional Wellness. Fessell, David et al. Journal of the American College of Radiology, Volume 0, Issue 0. (Article In Press)


With coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the demands and stresses on radiologists and physicians have increased dramatically. Even before this pandemic, the high prevalence of burnout, complex causes, and critical consequences had been widely reported. Many institutional and individual interventions have been advocated to address burnout and promote wellness, including decreased workload, improved work schedules and electronic health record, mindfulness (including mindfulness based stress reduction [MBSR]), and personal coaching.