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COVID-19 Well-being


SHM is committed to supporting hospitalists and the healthcare team to safely deliver patient care while maintaining the health and well-being of the families and the community they serve. SHM has developed resources for you as well as compiled a listing of existing resources and placed here for you to conveniently reference as needed

earphones.svg SHM Webinars

An Open Discussion on Provider Well-being during COVID-19

April 22, 2020 Recording

Listen to members of SHM's Practice Management Committee on a moderated discussion on how to promote well-being during COVID-19.

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icons8-open-book-filled-100(1).png SHM Resources

Hospital Medicine COVID-19 Check-in Guide for Self & Peers: This is the first resource produced by SHM's Wellbeing Taskforce to address the issues of hospitalist burnout and mental health during COVID-19. It is designed to help hospitalists to break the culture of silence around wellbeing, burnout, and mental health during COVID-19 by encouraging open conversation around how they are handling and processing the pandemic.

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SHM's Strategies for Hospitalist Wellbeing Initiatives during COVID-19: This resource was developed based on information shared during an April 2020 webinar on Provider Well-being. Included are examples of initiatives currently being implemented by various hospital medicine groups.

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Please click here for additional well-being resources that SHM has to offer. 

icons8-open-book-filled-100(1).png Other Resources

Physician Support Line: volunteer psychiatrist-staffed helpline for free and confidential peer support to discuss immediate life stressors. Available 7 days a week, 8:00am-12:00am EST.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: free and confidential crisis hotline for anyone available 24/7 across the United States.

Talkspace: virtual therapy tool offering a free month of Unlimited Messaging Plus for healthcare providers by registering using their NPI.

Headspace Meditation App: app-based meditation tool. Premium version (Headspace Plus) available free for healthcare providers through 2020 by registering using their National Provider Identifier (NPI).

Tide: A free app that uses natural sounds to help you sleep, relax, focus, and meditate. Tide also listens to your breathing to play an alarm during your lightest sleep phase, waking you up as gently as possible. Their premium service is available to all healthcare workers.