Personal and Professional Assistance During COVID-19
During this public health emergency, it is essential that physicians look after themselves as they look after their patients. MSDC is pleased to offer public and Society-specific resources to all physicians to help them take care of themselves during the crisis and ensure they only have to worry about their patients.
- Health and Wellbeing Resources
March 31, 2020
MSDC is partnering with Dena George, MD, to offer a free, 45 minute coaching call for those MSDC physicians who want to speak with a professional peer on the impact of COVID-19 on their lives. You can schedule a call with Dr. George here. You can learn more about Dr. George and her practice at GeorgeMDCoaching.com.
You can also listen to Dr. George's newest podcast episode "Managing Overwhelm and Uncertainty" here.
- MSDC is partnering with Jacqueline Huntly MD,MPH, to offer a free, 45 minute coaching call for those MSDC physicians who want to speak with a professional peer on the impact of COVID-19 on their work and lives. If it is helpful a follow-up call
(free) is also available.You can schedule a call with Dr. Huntly at email@example.com. To learn more about Dr. Huntly, please visit her website at ThrivetoLeadMD.com.
DC COVID Sitters is a DC student run organization dedicated to supporting healthcare workers and support staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. Students provide childcare, grocery delivery, and petting sitting while maintaining good social distancing. See more on how to request or to help here.
Headspace, the mindfullness app, is offering free sign-ups for physicians. Sign up using your NPI number here.
For physicians who need temporary housing during the epidemic, Washington Intern Student Housing (WISH) has properties available at reduced rates. View the properties here and call 703-930-1656.
The American Medical Association has guidance for physicians to maintain wellbeing during COVID-19 here.
- Financial Resources
- Professional Resources
March 30, 2020
The American Board of Medical Specialties has guidance on their website for physicians on the various medical Boards.
The American College of Physicians held a webinar on lessons learned from COVID-19 and how physicians can support each other during the tumultuous time. You can view the webinar here.