Healing the professional culture of medicine

Tait D. Shanafelt, Edgar Schein, Lloyd B. Minor, Mickey Trockel, Peter Schein, Darrell Kirch
Submitted: August, 2019

Much of the distress physicians are experiencing is related to insidious issues affecting the cultures of our profession, our health care organizations, and the health care delivery system. Culture refers to the shared and fundamental beliefs of a group that are so widely accepted that they are implicit and often no longer recognized. Framework drawn from the field of organizational science, to address these issues and heal our professional culture is presented

Resource Type:
  • Peer Reviewed Research
Study Design:
  • Review
  • Burnout, Well-being, & Professionalism
  • HCO
  • Definitions & Frameworks