Invited Commentary

Commentary on “Wellness Programs in an Academic Practice: Lessons Learned”

Authors: Benjamin N. Hunter, MD, G. Richard Holt, MD, MSE, MPH, MABE, DBioethics


We commend the authors of the Perspective entitled “Wellness Programs in an Academic Practice: Lessons Learned,” for highlighting the importance of resident wellness and for developing positive efforts to promote resilience in their resident cadre.1 The present climate in graduate medical education is one of striving to appreciate the challenges that resident physicians face as they train in a technologically intensive clinical environment while learning a rapidly expanding body of basic and applied medical science.

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1. Marshall JM, Johnson QL. Wellness programs in an academic practice: lessons learned. South Med J 2020;46-48.