Useful Articles

Mind of the Meditator: Contemplative practices that extend back thousands of years show a multitude of benefits for both body and mind

by Matthieu Ricard, Antoine Lutz and Richard J. Davidson / November 2014, 39 - 45

Meditation and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association

by Levine GN, Lange RA, Bairey-Merz CN, Davidson RJ, Jamerson K, Mehta PK, Michos ED, Norris K, Ray IB, Saban KL, Shah T, Stein R, Smith SC Jr; on behalf of the American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology; Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing; and Council on Hypertension.
JAmHeart Assoc. 2017;6:e002218. DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.117.002218

The Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation

by Yi-Yuan Tang, Britta K Holzel and Michael I Posner
Nature Reviews, Vol. 16 / April 2015; 213 - 225

To Fight Burnout, Organize

by Leo Eisenstein, BA
The New England Journal of Medicine / June 20, 2018

Beginning a Journal Writing Practice


Out of the Straitjacket

Michael S Weinstein, MD, MBE
The New England Journal of Medicine 378;9 / March 1, 2018; 793-795

Recognizing Physician Burnout, & Tips to Fight It

by Philip Seo
The Rheumatologist / February 2018

Battling Burnout and Building Resilience: A Framework

by Michael Wiederman, PhD, special article of Greenville Health System
GHS Proc. November 2017; 2 (2):102-106


Compassion Fatigue: The Toll of Being a Care Provider

by Martha Jablow, special to AAMCNews
AAMCNews, Medical Education / July 11, 2017

The Missing Link: Connection Is the Key to Resilience in Medical Education

by Kathleen M. McKenna, MD, MPH, Daniel A. Hashimoto, MD, Michael S. Maguire, MD, and William E. Bynum IV, MD
Academic Medicine, Vol. 91, No. 9 / September 2016


Executive Leadership and Physician Well-being:
Nine Organizational Strategies to Promote Engagement and Reduce Burnout

by Tait D. Shanafelt, MD, and John H. Noseworthy, MD, CEO
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2016, Special Article


The proudest day of Grace's life was graduating as a doctor. Then she began treating patients

Healing alone: the story of a first-year doctor and a widower in hospital
by Isabel Hanson and Safdar Ahmed
Mon 14 Jan 2019 12.18 EST


Can compassion help heal patients - and providers?

by Stacy Weiner, Senior Staff Writer, AAMCNews
AAMCNews, News & Insights / November 20, 2019