Physician Wellness

Online Resources

American Academy of Family Physicians

  • Physician Health First—An interactive web portal with a wealth of well-being resources for Academy members.
  • Focus on Physician Well-Being—An AAFP News topic area presents ongoing coverage and other content that focuses on issues surrounding physician burnout, resilience, and well-being.
American Medical Association STEPS Forward
A practice-based initiative created to provide you with proven strategies that can improve practice efficiency and help you reach better patient experience, better population health, and lower overall costs with improved professional satisfaction.

Physician Health Committee of Alaska

Telephone:  907-561-9644

PO Box 110557
AnchorageAK 99511-0557

United States


  • Mary Ann Foland, MD, Medical Director
  • Paula Colescott, MD, Assistant Medical Director
  • Pam Ventgen, Physician Health Committee Coordinator

Program Services

Types of disease, illness, or conditions monitored:

  • Substance Use
  • Mental health
  • Behavioral health problems

Populations served:

  • Physicians – MD
  • Physicians – DO
  • Physician assistants

Resources from the Federation of State Physicians Health Programs: Click Here

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education – Improving Physician Well-Being Hub

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Resources for Healthcare Professionals

American Medical Association – Steps-Forward – Professional Well-Being


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