Intervention to promote physician well-being, job satisfaction, and professionalism: A randomized clinical trial

Colin P. West, MD, PhD,; Liselotte N. Dyrbye, MD, MHPE; Jeff T. Rabatin, MD, MSc; Tim G. Call, MD; John H. Davidson, MD; Adamarie Multari, MD; Susan A. Romanski, MD; Joan M. Henriksen Hellyer, RN, PhD; Jeff A. Sloan, PhD; Tait D. Shanafelt, MD
Submitted: April, 2014

RCT of 74 practicing physicians in the Department of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, conducted between September 2010 and June 2012. The intervention involved 19 biweekly facilitated physician discussion groups incorporating elements of mindfulness, reflection, shared experience, and small-group learning for 9 months. Improved meaning and engagement in work and reduced depersonalization, with sustained results at 12 months after the study

Resource Type:
  • Peer Reviewed Research
Study Design:
  • Survey/Study
  • Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Burnout, Well-being, & Professionalism