FOCUS: SCALING EXISTING HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE WELL-BEING PROGRAMS
Scholars of Wellness
Expansion of the Scholars of Wellness Program (SOW) to APPs. SOW develops well-being leaders with the capability to address work-unit and organizational drivers of professional fulfillment through a pilot well-being improvement project.
Community Building @ Upstate
Community Building @ Upstate uses bonding over group meals to increase professional and social connection; to enhance community and professional satisfaction, sense of belonging among all Upstate employees.
“Kabalikat” Emotional Wellness Program
Philippine Nurses Association of America
Peer-to-peer ”Kabalikat” Emotional Wellness Program (KEWP) with a Wellness Coach and Mental Health Expert.
Wellbeing Peer Support Programs
Extending an existing one-to-one peer support program of 30 medical school faculty to include faculty from multiple professions in an academic setting.
FOCUS: INVESTING IN NEW WELL-BEING PROGRAMS AND CLOSING THE RESOURCE GAP
Leaders Taking the Lead on Wellness
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Engaging organizational leaders in staff wellness trainings and an internal wellness podcast.
System reorganization to prospectively address medication prior authorizations and pharmacy assistance in high need primary care practices
John Hopkins Medicine
Dedicated staff to support PA efforts across primary care clinics to enable clinicians to focus on the work that is most meaningful to them.
Improving Clinician Wellbeing and Team Function in a Frontier Medicine Setting
Desert Sage Health Centers
Three pillars to reduce healthcare worker burnout – supportive environment, practice efficiency (getting rid of stupid stuff), and measuring/improving culture.
Suicide Prevention and Depression Awareness Program
The Lundquist Institute
This program will address the very real, but often hidden burden of serious depression and suicidal thinking that is an ongoing and increasing problem among health care workers. We will provide a confidential program where staff and trainees can self-identify and receive confidential follow up and referral.
Resident Integrated Support Environment (RISE)
The RISE (Resident Integrated Support Environment) program addresses the mental health, financial, and physical health needs of all Hennepin Healthcare trainees by offering integrated support to promote well-being during residency and fellowship training. Funding will expand access to on-demand and fully integrated mental health and primary care service including therapy and coaching for resident populations at heightened risk for moral distress.
Dear Hospital: Connecting through Storytelling
Implementation of the Dear World storytelling program in a hospital setting to increase belonging and connection among healthcare professionals and reinforce a supportive and healthy work environment.
Paws to Reflect
Paws to Reflect combines the healing power of pet therapy with peer support. Together, the peer supporter and the dog/handler pair will connect with employees in real time providing an empathetic ear and referring to additional resources as appropriate, all while fostering a psychologically safe work environment.
VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH
Realizing that most medical transcription solutions are built for physicians, the AutoChart team pitched AI-driven transcription technology, built by nurses, for nurses. This solution will help reduce administrative burden for nurses (one of the main drivers of burnout), with the potential to improve the quality of patient care. With the grant funding, the team plans to develop, pilot and validate their software solution – and anticipates major savings for health systems and satisfaction for nurses.