Month: July 2019

Jul 30, 2019

CPJ Spotlight: Coaching Advances Physician Careers and Improves Patient Outcomes

Surgeons and ER physicians have to continuously maintain top performance in a fast-paced environment characterized by intense cognitive, physical, and technical demands. Because they are providing high-stakes medical treatment, the consequences of sub-optimal job performance are dire, including injury, disability, or death of the patient, and a potential lawsuit. Understandably, many surgeons and ER physicians struggle with burnout, anxiety, and depression.


Jul 16, 2019

CPJ Spotlight: Sport Psychology Allows Team USA Athletes to Achieve Peak Performance

Synopsis: Sport psychologists have been working with the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to provide athletes with a competitive edge. A cadre of psychologists employed by the USOC works with athletes and coaches to help them achieve peak performance. These psychologists employ a host of methods, including mindfulness, competitive simulation, and virtual reality to make sure that the athletes are ready for any possible scenario.