JACC Leadership Page: Addressing Clinician Well-Being

January 20, 2020

In a new Leadership Page published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Akshay Khandelwal, MD, FACC, Laxmi Mehta, MD, FACC, Scott Lilly, MD, FACC and Poonam Velagapudi, MD, FACC, discuss the importance of addressing burnout and clinician well-being and the necessity to address systemic issues that improve clinician efficiency while reducing unnecessary administrative burdens. The ACC Board of Trustees has included an initiative to improve clinical well-being in to the 2020-2023 Strategic Plan. Current activities underway include a Wellness Workgroup within in the Membership Committee and a BOG Task Force on Wellness. In the Leadership Page, the authors also lay out next step for the ACC to tackle this issue. Read more