Children's Hospital Colorado

Pediatrician Resilience During COVID-19 (S4:E2)

Working remotely. Virtual school. Financial and health uncertainties. Disrupted healthcare delivery. Plummeting patient volumes. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on every aspect of our lives is apparent. As providers who have uniquely felt the impacts of these changes because of our profession, it’s imperative to take time to consider our own resiliency.

Listen to pediatric experts discuss resiliency during the COVID-19 pandemic

In this episode, we talk with Jenny Reese, MD, about practical approaches to self-care and resilience as we continue to move through this pandemic.

Dr. Reese is the Section Head of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Children’s Hospital Colorado and is Associate Professor of Clinical Practice and Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

In this episode, our experts discuss:

  • Some of the greatest challenges among healthcare providers
  • The challenges of balancing home life and work
  • The importance of finding and focusing on the positive during pandemic challenges
  • How providers can check in with others or themselves to assess their resilience during these challenging times
  • Resilience-building practices that providers can use to help them cope
  • Heart math, a stress-reduction tool
  • Pausing to care
  • The power in asking for help
  • The importance of seeing the positive side of telehealth