News from the SVS

New Program Focuses on Surgeon Wellness Through Peer Support


 

With physician distress a top concern of vascular surgeons, the SVS and its Wellness Task Force are launching a member support component of its wellness program , designed to help vascular surgeons enhance their personal resilience/wellness, and continue development of a compassionate and accountable peer community. Beginning in November, an article and a self-awareness exercise will be posted on SVSConnect each month and the group will encourage discussion on the topic. In February, a second phase of the program will offer members the opportunity to join peer support conference calls guided by wellness experts.

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