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Author Cole, Thomas R

Title Faculty Health in Academic Medicine : Physicians, Scientists, and the Pressures of Success / edited by Thomas R. Cole, Thelma Jean Goodrich, Ellen R. Gritz
Published Totowa, NJ : Humana Press, 2009


Description 1 online resource (: v.: digital
Contents The Context of Concern for Faculty Health -- Epidemiology -- Causes and Treatment of Impairment and Burnout in Physicians: The Epidemic Within -- Measuring and Maintaining Faculty Health: Lessons from the University of Ottawa -- The Architecture of Alignment: Leadership and the Psychological Health of Faculty -- The Career Management Life Cycle: A Model for Supporting and Sustaining Faculty Vitality and Wellness -- Faculty Resilience and Career Development: Strategies for Strengthening Academic Medicine -- Diverse Academic Faculty: A Precious Resource for Innovative Institutions -- Organizational Culture and its Consequences -- The Ethics of Self-Care -- Faculty Health and the Crisis of Meaning: Humanistic Diagnosis and Treatment -- Retaining and Reclaiming the Call of Medicine -- A Model for Designing and Developing a Faculty Health Program: The M.D. Anderson Experience -- Fostering Faculty Well-Being through Personal, Community, and Cultural Formation at an Academic Medical Center: Indiana University School of Medicine as a Case Study -- Conflict Resolution in an Academic Medical Center: The Ombuds Office -- Preserving Principal: Programming for Faculty Health and Well-Being -- Faculty Health: A New Field of Inquiry and Programming -- Afterword -- Appendix. Foundations of Faculty Health: A Consensus Statement of Editors and Authors
Summary Describes faculty health and well-being in academic health science centers across North America. This book calls upon history, literature, religious studies, and film to serve as a point of departure for understanding academic medicine and for designing innovative interventions to enhance faculty health
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medicine.
Science (General)
Internal medicine.
Life sciences.
Family medicine.
Social sciences.
Health promotion.
Medical scientists -- Health and hygiene -- United States
Physicians -- Health and hygiene -- United States
Medical scientists -- Job stress -- United States
Physicians -- Job stress -- United States
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Faculty
Health Status
Academic Medical Centers -- organization & administration
Health Promotion
Stress, Psychological
Work Schedule Tolerance
Internal Medicine
Biological Science Disciplines
Family Practice
Social Sciences
medicines (material)
biological sciences.
social sciences.
medicine (discipline)
MEDICAL -- Physicians.
Universities and colleges -- Faculty
Physicians -- Job stress
Physicians -- Health and hygiene
Health promotion
Family medicine
Internal medicine
Life sciences
Social sciences
United States
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Goodrich, Thelma Jean
Gritz, Ellen R.
LC no. 2008931180
ISBN 9781603274517