Self Care

“ATTENTION DOCTORS: You do NOT need resiliency training!”

A thought-provoking blog from Pamela Wible, MD.

Here’s the latest medical fad: Physician resiliency training.

Huh?

Doctors are already the most resilient people on the planet.

Doctors can go days on call without eating. I know. I have.

Doctors can go 24 hours without a bathroom break. (yes, we even have the most resilient bladders!)

Doctors can work 168-hour shifts with little or no sleep as detailed in this whistleblower video.

Doctors can tell parents their child died in a car wreck and then immediately run a code in the next room—without shedding a tear.

Read more….

Leave a Reply

“When all members of an organization are motivated to understand and value the most favourable features of its culture, it can make rapid improvements.”