Mindful Meditation Useful to Avoid Burnout, Promote Wellness

Psychiatry Online
by Carol Sorgen

“Physicians who have an ability to provide self-care during their medical careers are more equipped to provide for the ultimate health, wholeness, and healing of their patients,” said Stacey Pierce-Talsma, D.O., chair of the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department at Touro University California.

In an interview with Psychiatric News, Pierce-Talsma said of the stress health care professionals experience, “It all adds up. The long hours, short appointment visits, time spent on medical records and battling insurance companies instead of being with patients..."

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