Organizational Wellness

Resources for supporting health professionals org-wide
Health Care Workers in Crisis: Efforts Toward Normalizing A Sustainable Workplace Culture

Health Affairs blog by Rebekah Gee, CAPC's Diane Meier, and co-authors on the stigma attached to seeking help in US health care, and the need for systems and culture change in support of clinician well-being. July 10, 2020.

Practical Approaches to Providing Emotional PPE: Ideas from a Chief Wellness Officer
Template Letter to a Chief Wellness Officer from the Palliative Care Team

Sample outreach letter to establish a relationship with your organization's wellness offer and to illustrate how the palliative care team can support organizational wellness efforts.

Fast Five: Strategies for Addressing Moral Distress in Frontline Health Care Workers

In this 5-minute video, Dr. Ira Byock, Chief Medical Officer for the Providence Health System Institute for Human Caring, shares three practical initiatives that can foster human connection among patients, families, and clinical care teams when in-person visits are restricted or the heavy use of personal protective equipment limits the ability to connect in a meaningful way.

Self Care: Sample Handout for Clinicians

This tool from Providence-St. Joseph Health (PSJH) includes rituals that organizations can implement for staff coping with human suffering and death during COVID-19.

Preventing a Parallel Pandemic — A National Strategy to Protect Clinicians’ Well-Being

Addressing the impact of COVID-19 on clinician well-being as organizations and as a nation. NEJM, May 13, 2020.

Managing Healthcare Workers' Stress Associated with the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak

Guidance from the VA's National Center for PTSD on how organizations and teams can support the mental health and well-being of clinicians.