Physician Wellness in Academic Cardiovascular Medicine

Published: September 19, 2022

Doctors talking together in the lobby
  • Academic medicine as a practice model serves as a unique role in our society. Clinical care is an important part of the academic mission as well as the educational and research missions implicit in academic medicine.
  • The American Heart Association believes that the well-being of clinicians, researchers and the entire health care workforce is paramount to achieving excellence in clinical care and academic pursuits.
  • This scientific statement provides an overview of unique drivers of burnout in academic medicine and discuss system-level and personal interventions to support individual wellness in this model.