What Hurts the Physician Hurts the Patient: MedRAP

A Comprehensive Approach to Improving Physician Training, Professional Development and Well-Being
by Iris Mushin
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Publisher: Stellar Communications Houston

Publication Date: June 13, 2018

ISBN: 9781944952181

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What Hurts the Physician Hurts the Patient describes MedRAP, a comprehensive program designed to advance the professional growth of medical trainees and improve their well-being by addressing factors that lead to stress and burnout. The program focuses on facilitating the transition into the medical training environment and improving the organizational culture. The program also focuses on addressing ACGME competencies such as communication and interpersonal skills, professionalism, and systems-based practice skills. The Quality Improvement (QI) component of the program involves the entire health care team to facilitate collaboration and improve the efficiency of the hospital work environment and patient care. Because of MedRAP’s efficient design, maximum benefits for medical training programs can be achieved with a judicious commitment of time and resources.

For more information, visit www.medrap.org.

What People are saying

*“*What Hurts the Physician Hurts the Patient is comprehensive and clearly written and will be of enormous value to graduate medical education. I highly recommend this book to all medical residents, resident program directors, department chairs, and administrators who are connected with the training of new physicians. Ms. Mushin has made an enormous contribution not only to resident training at Baylor, but also to the overall training of residents in the United States.”

- ANTONIO GOTTO, JR., MD, DPHIL

Dean Emeritus, Weill Cornell Medicine

Provost for Medical Affairs Emeritus, Cornell University 

“During the 25 years of this program, I have witnessed firsthand the benefits for resident morale and team building. The Quality Improvement component was used to improve both education and patient care. With the introduction of the Core Competencies by ACGME, this program became ...