Jun 27, 2022
On this episode, Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association, talks with Erin Fraher, associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and research associate professor in the Department of Surgery at UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, N.C. She also is director of the…
Jun 22, 2022
Strengthening the Health Care Workforce Digital Toolkit contains social media posts and images to support your team through burnout, to address behavioral health issues, and to prevent workplace violence.
May 23, 2022
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, M.D., today issued an advisory recommending a whole-of-society approach to addressing health worker burnout.
May 4, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has put extreme stress on the health care workforce in the United States, HHS reports.
Mar 18, 2022
President Biden today signed the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act (H.R. 1667), AHA-supported legislation that would authorize grants for programs that offer behavioral health services for front-line health care workers.
Dec 14, 2021
A Physicians Foundation survey published this summer found that 61% of practitioners report having often experienced feelings of burnout due to the pandemic — a sharp increase compared with the organization’s 2018 data.
Nov 17, 2021
The AHA has received a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help prevent suicide among hospital and health system workers, and seeks input from members on emerging approaches.
Oct 18, 2021
Working in health care delivery can be stressful and tiring under normal circumstances. And the COVID-19 pandemic has exerted incredible pressures on the emotional and physical well-being of our health care professionals. 
Sep 17, 2021
Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Mich., and Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., introduced a bicameral resolution designating Sept. 17 as National Physician Suicide Awareness Day.