February Well-Being Tips

Posted: February 15, 2022 | Category: Well-Being Tips

  • Making Mental Health a Priority in 2022. “If the last two years have shown us anything, keeping mentally fit is as important as anything else we can do for our well-being,” says Moe Gelbart, Ph.D., Director, Behavioral Health with Torrance Memorial, an affiliate of Cedars-Sinai in New York. He offers six practical suggestions from his experience.
  • The Best Medicine for Residents and Doctors Alike. Amanda Stisher, MD, resident member of the AAFP Board of Directors, recalls a funny moment in the OR that broke the ice and put everyone at ease. She says, “When life gets hard, sometimes you just have to laugh.
  • Learn how to recognize and address stress injury in your colleagues and direct reports. The American Medical Association’s Stepsforward™ program includes a number of toolkits to help physicians and other providers in practice. This one offers information on how to identify stress injuries in health care professionals and how to administer stress first aid at the individual level.