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Taking Care of Yourself

"I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion."

-Billie Jean King

Articles, Resources & Links

Websites

http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1071213 - WMJ article by Rachel Naomi Remen about "Recapturing the Soul of Medicine"

http://www.physiciansguide.com/dochlth.html - Physician's Guide to the Internet.
Nice array of articles emphasizing physician health. Topics include general tips for staying well, stress management, and an introduction to one form of mindfulness meditation

http://stress.about.com/od/lowstresslifestyle/a/selfcare.htm - About.com articles on self-care

http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/tocrender.fcgi?iid=116276 - Western Journal of Medicine articles centering on physician wellness

http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/faculty-dev/wellness/home.cfm - University of Virgina physician wellness site.

http://www.washington.edu/provost/initiatives/balance/ - University of Washington wellness site

http://www.vanderbilt.edu/hrs/wellness/healthplus.htm - Vanderbilt faculty and staff wellness program

http://hcrenewal.blogspot.com/ - Healthcare renewal site, with blogs by MD's about an array of topics, including self-care

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/HealthToolsIndex/HealthToolsIndex - Mayo Clinic Calculator - helps with assessment of your risks for various illnesses

http://www.preventdisease.com/healthtools/tools.html - Another resource for gauging your health in various areas

Books

http://www.amazon.com/gp/richpub/listmania/... - Links to a "Healing the Healer" book list on Amazon.com, with a large listing of potentially relevant books.