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Peer support for clinicians: a programmatic approach.

Shapiro J, Galowitz P. Peer Support for Clinicians: A Programmatic Approach. Acad Med. 2016;91(9):1200-4. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000001297.

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July 20, 2016
Shapiro J, Galowitz P. Acad Med. 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.

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Shapiro J, Galowitz P. Peer Support for Clinicians: A Programmatic Approach. Acad Med. 2016;91(9):1200-4. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000001297.