Wellness Office

Publications by Michigan Medicine Faculty, Staff, and Learners

*Indicates member of the Wellness Advocate Network


*Collins C, Santos-Parker J, Santos-Parker K. Coping with the COVID-19 pandemic as a medical student. University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry. https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/psychiatry/michigan-psychiatry-resources-covid-19/adults-specific-resources/coping-covid-19-pandemic-medical-student Published May 2020.

*Conroy D, Hadler N, Cho E, et al. The effects of COVID-19 stay-at-home order on sleep, health, and working patterns: a survey study of United States health care workers. J Clin Sleep Med. 2020. https://doi.org/10.5664/jcsm.8808 | Access via PubMed

*Fessell D, Cherniss C. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and beyond: micropractices for burnout prevention and emotional wellness. J Am Coll Radiol. 2020. doi:10.1016/j.jacr.2020.03.013 | Access via PubMed

*Fessel D, Goleman D. How health care workers can take care of themselves. Harvard Business Review. https://hbr.org/2020/05/how-health-care-workers-can-take-care-of-themselves. Published 2020.

*Fessell D. Laughter leaves me lighter. JAMA. 2020;323(24):2476. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.9283 | Access via PubMed

*Fessel D, Chopra V, Saint S. Mentoring during a crisis. Harvard Business Review. https://hbr.org/2020/10/mentoring-during-a-crisis Published 2020.

*Fessell, D. (2020). Murmurs of mirth: ruling in levity and lightness. J Am Coll Radiol. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2020.09.016 | Access via PubMed

*Garver K, Young A, *Fessell D, et al. How to be a positive radiology leader in times of crisis. Acad Radiol. 2020;27(8):1116-1118. doi:10.1016/j.acra.2020.05.022 | Access via PubMed

*Gold K. Women's work: Why are women physicians more burned out? J Am Board Fam Med. 2020;33(3):351-354. doi:10.3122/jabfm.2020.03.200109 | Access via PubMed

*Greenberg JS. A call for help—reflections on burnout, CABG surgery, and the Super Bowl. JAMA. 2020;323(4):311. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.22083 | Access via PubMed

*Greenberg, JS. What are you teaching your children about a career in medicine? ENTtoday. 2020. Link

Perumalswami C, Griffith K, Jones R, et al. Patterns of work-related burnout in physician-scientists receiving career development awards from the national institutes of health. JAMA Intern Med. 2020;180(1):150. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.4317 | Access via PubMed

Thompson D, *Brenner M. Prescribing time to temporize burnout: Are we hacking at the branches, or striking at the root? JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg . 2020;146(2):103. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2019.3731 | Access via PubMed

Zivin K, *Brower K, Sen S, Brownlee R, *Gold K. Relationship between faculty characteristics and emotional exhaustion in a large academic medical center. JOEM. 2020; 62(8) 611-617. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001898 | Access via PubMed


Bommarito S, Hughes M. Intern mental health interventions. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2019;21(7). doi:10.1007/s11920-019-1035-y | Access via PubMed

Bredella MA, *Fessell D, Thrall JH. Mentorship in academic radiology: why it matters. Insights Imaging. 2019;107(10). doi:10.1186/s13244-019-0799-2 | Access via PubMed

Morgan H, Winkel A, Nguyen A, et al. Obstetrics and gynecology residentsʼ perspectives on wellness. Obstet Gynecol. 2019;133(3):552-557. doi:10.1097/aog.0000000000003103 | Access via PubMed

*Paradis K. The sciency stuff. JAMA Oncol. 2019;5(9):1255. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.1898

Rotenstein L, Torre M, Ramos M, et al. Prevalence of burnout among physicians. JAMA. 2018;320(11):1131. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.12777 | Access via PubMed

Runge M. Medicine needs a culture change to retain talented physicians. STAT News. 2019.

Vargas E, Brassel S, Cortina L, et al. #MedToo: a large-scale examination of the incidence and impact of sexual harassment of physicians and other faculty at an academic medical center. J Womens Health. 2019;29(1):13-20. doi:10.1089/jwh.2019.7766 | Access via PubMed


Ambrose EC, Devare J, Truesdale CM, et al. Two novel approaches to improve otolaryngology resident wellness: the ACGME back to bedside initiative. Otolaryng Head Neck. 2018;158(6):979-980. doi:10.1177/0194599818758272 | Access via PubMed

*Chrouser KL, Xu J, Hallbeck S, et al. The influence of stress responses on surgical performance and outcomes: Literature review and the development of the surgical stress effects (SSE) framework. Am J Surg. 2018;216(3):573-584. doi:10.1016/j.amjsurg.2018.02.017 | Access via PubMed

Dyrbye LN, Meyers D, Ripp J, et al. 2018. A pragmatic approach for organizations to measure health care professional well-being. NAM Perspectives. Discussion Paper, National Academy of Medicine, Washington, DC. doi.org/10.31478/201810b

Gupta R. I solemnly share. JAMA. 2018;319(6):549. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.22135 | Access via PubMed

Runge M. Provider burnout affects us all. Medicineatmichigan.org. 2018

Schwenk T, *Gold K. Physician burnout—a serious symptom, but of what? JAMA. 2018;320(11):1109. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.11703 | Access via PubMed


Baker K, Warren R, Abelson J, et al. Physician mental health: depression and anxiety. In: Brower K, ed. Physician Mental Health And Well-Being. 1st ed. Springer International Publishing; 2017:131-150.

*Brower KJ. Buprenorphine-assisted treatment of physicians with opioid use disorders. American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. 2017;33(1):14,17, 22.

*Brower KJ. Organizational-level interventions to promote physician health and well-being: from taking care of physicians to giving care to patients. In: Brower KJ, ed. Physician Mental Health And Well-Being. 1st ed. Springer International Publishing; 2017:295-323.

*Brower KJ, Riba M. Physician Mental Health And Well-Being. 1st ed. Springer International Publishing; 2017. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-55583-6

*Gold K, Shih E, Goldman E, et al. Do US medical licensing applications treat mental and physical illness equivalently? Fam Med. 2017;49(6):464-7. | Access via PubMed

Guille C, Frank E, Zhao Z, et al. Work-family conflict and the sex difference in depression among training physicians. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1766. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5138 | Access via PubMed

Tsai A, Moniz M, Davis M, et al. Meaning and purpose: refocusing on the why in medical education. NEJM Catalyst. 2017.


Baker K, Sen S. Healing medicine's future: prioritizing physician trainee mental health. AMA J Ethics. 2016;18(6):604-613. doi:10.1001/journalofethics.2016.18.6.medu1-1606 | Access via PubMed

*Brower KJ. Avoid burnout with self-care and wellness strategies. Psychiatric Times. 2016;33(4), 9-11. https://www.psychiatrictimes.com/career/avoid-burnout-self-care-and-wellness-strategies. Accessed May 7, 2020.

*Gold K, Andrew LB, Goldman EB, et al. “I would never want to have a mental health diagnosis on my record”: a survey of female physicians on mental health diagnosis, treatment, and reporting. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2016;43:51-57. doi:10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2016.09.004 | Access via PubMed


Guille C, Zhao Z, Krystal J, et al. Web-based cognitive behavioral therapy intervention for the prevention of suicidal ideation in medical interns: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Psychiatry. 2015;72(12):1192. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2015.1880 | Access via PubMed

Lee S. A concept analysis of ‘meaning in work’ and its implications for nursing. J Adv Nurs. 2015;71(10):2258-2267. doi:10.1111/jan.12695 | Access via PubMed

Lee K, Forbes M, Lukasiewicz G, et al. Promoting staff resilience in the pediatric intensive care unit. Am J Crit Care. 2015;24(5):422-430. doi:10.4037/ajcc2015720 | Access via PubMed

Mata D, Ramos M, Bansal N, et al. Prevalence of depression and depressive symptoms among resident physicians. JAMA. 2015;314(22):2373. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.15845 | Access via PubMed

2014 and earlier

Gaither CA, Nadkarni A. Interpersonal interactions, job demands and work-related outcomes in pharmacy. J Pharm Pract. 2011;20(2):80-89. doi:10.1111/j.2042-7174.2011.00165

*Gold K, Sen A, Schwenk TL. Details on suicide among US physicians: data from the National Violent Death Reporting System. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2013;35(1):45-49. doi:10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2012.08.005 | Access via PubMed

Hallman I, O'Connor N, Hasenau S, et al. Improving the culture of safety on a high-acuity inpatient child/adolescent psychiatric unit by mindfulness-based stress reduction training of staff. J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs. 2014;27(4):183-189. doi:10.1111/jcap.12091 | Access via PubMed

Kalisch B, Lee K. Staffing and job satisfaction: nurses and nursing assistants. J Nurs Manag. 2012;22(4):465-471. doi:10.1111/jonm.12012 | Access via PubMed

Kalisch B, Lee H, Rochman M. Nursing staff teamwork and job satisfaction. J Nurs Manag. 2010;18(8):938-947. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2834.2010.01153.x | Access via PubMed

Keeton K, Fenner D, Johnson T, et al. Predictors of physician career satisfaction, work–life balance, and burnout. Obstet Gynecol. 2007;109(4):949-955. doi:10.1097/01.aog.0000258299.45979.37 | Access via PubMed

Sen S, Kranzler H, Didwania A et al. Effects of the 2011 duty hour reforms on interns and their patients. JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(8):657. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.351 | Access via PubMed

Sen S, Kranzler H, Krystal J et al. A prospective cohort study investigating factors associated with depression during medical internship. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2010;67(6):557. doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2010.41 | Access via PubMed