• Published On: March 27, 2024Categories: News

    March is National Nutrition Month, so let’s discuss the role nutrition plays in your mental health and well-being! Dr. Jacka, director of the Food and Mood Centre at Deakin University and President of the International Society of Nutritional Psychiatry, stated in the New York Times “Mental health is complex, [...]

  • Published On: March 26, 2024Categories: News

    In this episode of CommonHealth, Tracy talks with Melina Davis, CEO of the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV), about the SafeHaven Program, which supports the needs of clinicians struggling with stress, burnout, and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen as Melina discusses why this program is necessary, and [...]

  • Published On: March 18, 2024Categories: News

    By Melina Davis CEO & EVP, Medical Society of Virginia In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, the demand for quality patient care has never been higher. However, this heightened demand comes at an unexpected cost - the mental and emotional well-being of our healthcare providers.   Many of us [...]

  • Published On: March 1, 2024Categories: News

    The Virginia General Assembly has passed two identical bills in the 2024 session to: Expand access to the SafeHaven program to dentists and dental hygienists Authorize the SafeHaven program to provide outpatient health care to health care professionals Encourage health care professionals to voluntarily seek behavioral health services without fear of [...]

  • Published On: February 15, 2024Categories: Uncategorized

    Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others. -Wilfred Peterson It’s February, and that means our social media feeds are inundated with Valentine's Day gift ideas, quotes about [...]

  • Published On: February 15, 2024Categories: News

    via Medical Economics Congress must continue the national fight against burnout in physicians and other clinicians, said an advocate who co-leads a movement inspired by the death of his physician sister-in-law. On Feb. 14, J. Corey Feist, JD, MBA, founder and CEO of the Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes' Foundation, testified [...]

  • Published On: January 29, 2024Categories: News

    With the arrival of the new year, the hustle and bustle of the holidays comes to an end. We’re back to reality, with our jobs and regularly scheduled lives. This is the time of year when many of us find ourselves feeling anxious or sad after the holidays, AKA the [...]

  • Published On: January 19, 2024Categories: News

    via ktvh HELENA — On Thursday, a panel of health care providers told Montana lawmakers that burnout is a growing problem in their field – and they urged that action be taken earlier, to address the problem before it starts affecting patients’ care. The Legislature’s Children, Families, Health, and [...]

  • Published On: December 13, 2023Categories: News

    SafeHaven Also Growing in Virginia with Addition of Health Safety Net Providers As burnout in the medical profession is at an all-time high and the well-being of physicians, PAs and health practitioners has become a national concern, a program established in Virginia is launching across the country and expanding [...]