Journal Article
Commentary

Peer support for clinicians: a programmatic approach.

Shapiro J, Galowitz P. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. 2016;91:1200-4.

Peer support programs can help clinicians cope with symptoms of burnout. This commentary describes a well-established program that emphasizes one-on-one counseling for vulnerable clinicians and offers insights on its development and structure. The authors provide specific steps toward initiating appropriate and effective support for clinicians when they need it.