"This is like sending the entire health care workforce off to war and then refusing to support them when they return."
Read this brief summary from the Association of American Medical Colleges that highlights our testimony to members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
ALL IN: WellBeing First for Healthcare is a call to action by #FirstRespondersFirst and the Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes’ Foundation.
Time interviews Corey Feist on the importance of large-scale, systemic change for a meaningful impact on the healthcare industry. This article offers a great summary of our Foundation’s work.
We have identified six key structural barriers that prevent our health care heroes from getting the support they need and so deserve. Check out this article in U.S. News and World Report to learn more.
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers faced elevated rates of burnout, depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and suicide. Now more than ever we must support the well-being of our healthcare workforce.
It’s critical that we support the mental health of those on the front line of healthcare.
We ask that health care organizations develop real strategies to address the root cause of burnout.
Dr. Lorna Breen was a sister, a daughter, a friend and a physician. She spent her career in practice at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan and became the director of the emergency room at the Allen Hospital in 2008.
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We are working across the health care industry, with national associations, health systems, and both the state and federal governments to bring resources to clinicians who are desperately in need of help.