Resilience on the Run: an evaluation of a well-being programme for medical interns
Malcolm Forbes, Lisa Byrom, Ira van der Steenstraten, Alex Markwell, Holly Bretherton, Margaret Kay
Internal Medicine Journal | WILEY | Published : 2020
BACKGROUND: Junior doctors experience high rates of psychological distress and burnout. System-level interventions are one strategy to reduce psychological distress in junior doctors. Unfortunately, few of these interventions have been evaluated. AIM: To evaluate the acceptability and effectiveness of a resilience and well-being programme designed for junior doctors. METHODS: A prospective cohort study of 24 medical interns at a teaching hospital in regional Queensland with a control group of 29 medical interns at a second teaching hospital in regional Queensland. Survey instruments to assess psychological distress, the ProQOL and K10, were completed at baseline, at the completion of the wel..View full abstract
AMAQ Foundation Grant to implement and evaluate the programme.