AMA recognizes 22 healthcare organizations for physician burnout efforts

The American Medical Association recognized 22 healthcare organizations for their efforts to address the root causes of physician burnout.

To achieve the AMA's Joy in Medicine Recognition, hospitals had to demonstrate achievements in five of the following six competencies: commitment, assessment, leadership, efficiency of practice environment, teamwork and support.

The 22 recipients of the recognition are:

  • Ascension Medical Group (St. Louis)
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston)
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Geisinger Health System (Danville, Pa.)
  • Gould Medical Group (Modesto, Calif.)
  • Heartland Health Centers (Chicago)
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York City)
  • Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.)
  • National Capital Region Military Health System (Bethesda, Md.)
  • Northwestern Medicine (Chicago)
  • Oak Street Health (Chicago)
  • Ochsner Health System (New Orleans)
  • Southern California Permanente Group (Pasadena)
  • St. Vincent Medical Group, Ind.
  • Stanford Health Care (Palo Alto, Calif.)
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine (Aurora)
  • UNC Health Care (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
  • UPMC (Pittsburgh)
  • University of Rochester (N.Y.) Medical Center
  • Virginia Mason Medical Center (Seattle)
  • Wake Forest School of Medicine (Winston-Salem, N.C.)

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