JACC Leadership Page: Addressing Clinician Well-Being

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In a 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.