• Published On: September 16, 2021Categories: News

    #NPSADay is a reminder and call to action to help everyone prevent physician suicide, including health organizations, health systems, hospitals, medical societies and practices. It’s a time to talk — and to act — so physicians’ struggles don’t become mental health emergencies. SafeHaven™ is committed to raising awareness of the [...]

  • Published On: September 9, 2021Categories: News

    By Jennifer Feist and Corey Feist | Sept. 9, 2021 For more than a year, our nation's health care workers have been running at full speed. They are overworked and exhausted, all while treating patients with COVID-19, some of whom have recovered from the virus and others who haven't – and may never. [...]

  • Published On: September 9, 2021Categories: News

    The Power of A Awards recognize and celebrate the extraordinary contributions associations make to society The Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) has been named a 2021 Power of A Gold Award Winner for its Clinician Well-Being Program, SafeHaven™. SafeHaven™ was founded in 2020 after recognizing a greater need to provide [...]

  • Published On: June 17, 2021Categories: News    

  • Published On: April 25, 2021Categories: News

    Burnout was already significant and growing in the medical profession when the COVID-19 pandemic hit and worsened the problem, pushing health systems and care providers to their limits for more than a year. Illustration by Kaylee Van Tuinen “Physician burnout and physician wellness has been a topic for [...]

  • Published On: April 9, 2021Categories: News

    One of Dr. Riva Kamat’s most jarring memories from the past year was an 11-year-old patient struggling to breathe. “He was COVID-positive, he was doing initially quite well, and then he started going downhill very quickly from a respiratory standpoint,” said Kamat, a pediatric hospital physician at Inova health system [...]

  • Published On: March 30, 2021Categories: News

    The family of Dr. Lorna Breen, an emergency physician working on the front lines of the pandemic who died of suicide, is working with Congress to introduce legislation that would make it easier for physicians to seek out mental healthcare. At the state level, licensing boards are also reevaluating application [...]

  • Published On: February 17, 2021Categories: News

    CMG completes trial and fully launches unique program supported by MSV and VITAL WorkLife. RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- To support the needs of physicians and PAs struggling with stress, burnout and the effects of COVID-19, the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) launched the clinician well-being program, SafeHaven™. SafeHaven™ was created by [...]

  • Published On: December 15, 2020Categories: News

    RICHMOND, Va. -- Unprecedented levels of burnout in the field of medicine were reported well before the COVID-19 pandemic started in Virginia. The virus has only exacerbated the critical and immediate need to help our frontline workers. In March, Governor Ralph Northam signed legislation establishing the SafeHaven™, MSV’s Physician Well Being [...]