NEWS | April 14, 2020

COVID-19-specific wellness resources for physicians, health care professionals

Katren Tyler, professor of emergency medicine, also serves as UC Davis Health’s medical director of physician wellness and the vice chair for faculty development, wellness and outreach.

She has assembled a list of resources, many of them specific to the COVID-19 crisis, aimed at cultivating health and wellness among physicians and other health care professionals.

1. National Academy of Medicine: Resources to Support the Health and Well-Being of Clinicians During COVID-19 NAM resources
2. Med+Ed: COVID-19 Resources for Healthcare Providers, Families, and Leadership Med+Ed and also here Med+Ed Self Care
3. Uniformed Services University’s Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress: COVID-19 Pandemic Response Resources USU CSTS COVID
4. American Academy of Pediatricians: Keeping well in COVID Resources for Healthcare Professionals COVID AAP
5. Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education ACGME
6. AMA COVID-19 Guides for Health Care Professionals COVID-19 AMA
7. Nature: Mentoring During the COVID-19 Pandemic Mentoring
8. American College of Lifestyle Medicine COVID-19 ACLM resources
9. Vital Talk: COVID ready communication playbook Vital Talk
10. Psychological First Aid resources from NY Office of Mental Health and American Psychological Association
11. UC Davis Local Resources (pre-COVID) UCD Health and Well-being Resources
12. Collection of free/discounted wellness apps in the time of COVID 9TO5