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Physicians’ needs in coping with emotional stressors: The case for peer support. Hu Y, Fix M, Hevelone N, Lipsitz S, Greenberg C, Weissman J, and Shapiro J.  JAMA Surg 2012; 147(3):212-217.

Emotion and coping in the aftermath of medical error: A cross country exploration. Harrison R, Lawton R, Perlo J, Gardner P, Armitage G, Shapiro J. Online Jrl Patient Safety 2013. 

Wisdom in medicine: What helps physicians after a medical error. Plews-Ogan M, May N, Owens J, Ardelt M, Shapiro J, Bell SK. Acad Med. 2015 Sep 4. [Epub ahead of print].

The impact of adverse events on clinicians: what's in a name? Wu AW, Shapiro J (co-corresponding author), Harrison R, Scott SD, Connors C, Kenney L, Vanhaecht K. J Patient Saf 2016 (in press).

Peer support for clinicians: a programmatic approach. Shapiro J, Galowitz P.  Acad Med. 2016 Sep;91(9):1200-4.


Well-being in medical education: A call for action. Ripp JA, Privitera M, West C, Leiter R, Logio L, Shapiro J, Bazari H. Acad Med. 2017 Jul;92(7):914-917.

 

We Have Enough Information to Act. Shapiro J. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;158(6):985-986.

 

PEER SUPPORT IN THE MEDIA
 

 

Narrating Medicine: Offering a Shoulder When a Doctor Might Need It National Public Radio/WBUR CommonHealth blog, October 2016. 


As patients turn violent, doctors and nurses try to protect themselves STAT (a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners), November 2015.


Many Brigham workers sought help from peer counseling  Boston Globe, March 2015.  


Forgiving ourselves for being human: Normalizing the isolating experience of adverse events Arnold P. Gold Foundation's Humanism in Medicine blog, October 2014.   


The Crisis of Burnout Among U.S. Physicians Academic Medicine AM Rounds blog, February 2014.  

PODCASTS, WEBINARS & VIDEOS

Caregiver Wellness Through Peer Support and Community In A Time of COVID-19
Beth Israel Lahey Health Primary Care Team this Thursday at noon. Dr. Jo Shapiro participates in an organizational-wide virtual forum with the Beth Israel Lahey Health Primary Care Team hosted by Dr. Matt Germak.

AAO-HNS Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Podcast Series Episode 6: ENTs Personal COVID-19 Experiences [April 3]
William R. Blythe, MD, AAO-HNS Board of Directors, and Partner at East Alabama ENT is joined by Jo A. Shapiro, MD, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard Medical School, and founder of the Center for Professionalism and Peer Support at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (and who is currently recovering from COVID-19), and Julie L. Wei, MD, Division Chief of ENT and Audiology at Nemours Children’s Health System and Director of Resident and Faculty Wellbeing, discuss the importance of physician wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

AAO-HNS Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Podcast Series Episode 10: Physician Wellness (Peer Support) [April 27]
Jo A. Shapiro, MD, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Harvard Medical School, and founder of the Center for Professionalism and Peer Support at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is joined by William R. Blythe, MD, AAO-HNS Board of Directors, and Partner at East Alabama ENT; Sonya Malekzadeh, MD, AAO-HNS Board of Directors, Professor of Otolaryngology, and Director of the Residency Program at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and Assistant Chief of Surgery at the Washington, DC VA Medical Center; and Julie L. Wei, MD, Division Chief of ENT and Audiology at Nemours Children’s Health System and Director of Resident and Faculty Wellbeing, in a peer support session during the COVID-19 pandemic. The podcast is also offered in a Video Version.