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Comment & Response
April 2015

Improving Physician Well-Being

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Family Medicine, The Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston

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JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(4):648-649. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.7844

To the Editors We read with great interest the recent results of the randomized clinical trial by West and colleagues.1 This well-done study indicates that regularly conducted and structured physician discussion groups produce such desirable and sustained outcomes as improved job satisfaction and reduced depersonalization. Physician self-care, support, and professional development are critical topics that modern day medicine minimizes at the peril of both physicians and public health.2

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