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…
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.
Edward Ellison, MD, emphasizes the importance of addressing physician burnout and highlights the humanity of healthcare providers.