Physician Wellness

Weekly Wellness: One year later

March 10th, 2021
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Did the pandemic leave you feeling like you had the weight of the world on your shoulders? If so, you’re not alone. In this week’s post, Dr. Jess Badwards shares how important it is to acknowledge all you’ve been through as this public health crisis turns a year old. Weekly Wellness Tip By Dr. Jess […]

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Wellness: Expectations

March 3rd, 2021
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Do you expect to be perfect? While it is important to aim for perfection, it is impossible to be perfect. USACS clinicians have a lot of tools in their toolbox to help us be excellent, such as, first off, providing excellent care, and also FailSafe, other apps, continuing education, and clinical management tools.  We do our best […]

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Weekly Wellness: Prioritizing Mental Health

February 10th, 2021
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                Dr. Jess Badwards reminds physicians this week that the world does not stop if you take the time to care for your own mental health. So make the time to care for yourself – even if it means taking a day off. Consider scheduling it into your […]

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Weekly Wellness: National Wear Red Day – Take one step

February 5th, 2021
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In honor of National Wear Red Day, Wellness Champion Dr. Jess Badwards created a special post encouraging us all to take one step toward improving our health. “We have chosen a profession in which we often put taking care of others ahead of taking care of ourselves,” Dr. Badwards writes. “Many of us also choose […]

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Weekly Wellness: Unlearning

January 27th, 2021
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  What do you need to unlearn? Dr. Jess Badwards asks this important question in her Wellness post this week, noting that some habits or actions for the sake of “that’s the way my parents did it” add unnecessary pressure to our daily lives. She advises that if a task brings you stress instead of […]

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Weekly Wellness: Be the person who does what’s right

January 20th, 2021
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“Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Even if it’s not always easy, doing the right thing […]

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Weekly Wellness: Considering Criticism

January 13th, 2021
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It’s not always easy to hear what we’re doing wrong, even if it is delivered in the kindest possible way. However, criticism often is NOT delivered in the kindest possible way. But we have a choice in how to receive that criticism, Dr. Jess Badwards reminds us in this week’s edition of Be Well Heal […]

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Weekly Wellness: The cost of hitting snooze

January 6th, 2021
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Who can’t use a few more minutes – or even hours – in the day? In this week’s blog, Dr. Jess Badwards extols the virtues of NOT hitting the snooze button on your alarm clock. A little extra sleep can feel great in the moment, but being late can throw off your whole day. Read […]

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Weekly Wellness: Let it go

December 30th, 2020
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                What’s weighing on you? Dr. Jess Badwards asks that important question in this week’s Weekly Wellness post. Did you have unmet expectations? Failed resolutions? Broken relationships?  Unaddressed conflicts?  Don’t go into the New Year with unresolved feelings or issues. As we learned in 2020, a year can […]

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Weekly Wellness: Getting through it

December 16th, 2020
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                  We’re not the first generation to live through a pandemic. And, unfortunately, we likely will not be the last. But knowing that – and being on the front lines of it – does not make it any easier to bear. It doesn’t erase the facts of […]

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