Perspectives

Wellness Programs in an Academic Practice: Lessons Learned

Authors: Julie M. Marshall, MD, Quinn L. Johnson, MD

Abstract

The development of wellness programs in many groups is increasingly common as institutions work to address the issue of burnout and employee performance. Academic programs face a unique challenge establishing wellness plans because of the varied
professional roles of individuals working together in a team model. The individuals in these groups are at different stages in their careers, with different priorities such as a focus on ongoing education, stable employment, or career advancement.

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