Chief wellness officers aren’t necessarily a new position at most companies, but it is relatively new among health care organizations. Southern California Permanente Medical Group (SCPMG), however, was one of the first to appoint a chief physician wellness officer six…
Dennis Truong, MD, assistant medical director of Telemedicine at the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, shares moments of inspiration during the challenging days of coronavirus.
Two articles released this week spotlighted the growing concern over physician burnout in the United States, quoting Permanente leaders and researchers who are drawing attention on what can be done to address physician well-being.
Permanente doctors connect with their love of music, striking new notes so they can better care for their patients.
Physicians and leaders from the various Permanente Medical Groups recently presented at the 2018 International Conference on Physician Health in Toronto, Canada, highlighting successful PMG programs that address physician health and wellness.
Bob Climko, MD, writes about the importance of really listening to patients.
The Permanente Medical Groups work to foster a culture of wellness and improve physician wellness and resilience through a variety of initiatives.
As the health care industry faces staggering physician burnout statistics, the Permanente Medical Groups pursue a unified approach to addressing the issue, developing a wellness culture that puts doctors at the center.
The physician leaders of the Permanente Medical Groups release a statement on clinician well-being and resilience, and announce support of work with the National Academy of Medicine.
Kimberley Wirsing, MD, an orthopedic hand surgeon with the Hawaii Permanente Medical Group, serves as an ambassador for physician wellness through her practice of mindfulness and yoga.