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Crisis Resources

National Hotlines

Health System Resources

  • Akron Children’s Hospital:
    • Critical Incident Stress Management Team: Available 24/7 by pager
      • 330.914.1038
    • Carebridge Employee Assistance Program: Free, open to employees and eligible dependents
      • 1.800.437.0911 (call to schedule - this is not a crisis line)
  • Summa Health:

Association of American Medical Colleges

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

American Medical Women’s Association

Ohio State Medical Association

American Psychiatric Association

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

NEJM Resident 360

American Psychological Association

National Academy of Medicine


General Wellness Resources:

Smartphone Apps

Both Android and iOS:

Stress Scan
Insight Timer
iSleep Easy
The Mindfulness App
Mindfulness Coach

Android only:

White Noise Generator
Relax and Sleep

iOS only:

White Noise


  • The Resilient Physician: Effective Emotional Management for Doctors and Their Medical Organizations. Wayne M. Sotile, Ph.D. & Mary O. Sotile, M.A. (2002).
  • The Thriving Physician: How to Avoid Burnout by Choosing Resilience Throughout Your Medical Career. Gary R. Simonds, MD, MHCDS & Wayne M. Sotile, Ph.D. (2018).
  • The Medical Marriage: Sustaining Healthy Relationships for Physicians and Their Families. Wayne M. Sotile, Ph.D. & Mary O. Sotile, M.A. (2000).
  • The Gifts of Imperfection: Letting Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are. Brené Brown (2010).
  • When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough: Strategies for Coping with Perfectionism. Martin M. Antony, Ph.D. & Richard P. Swinson, M.D. (2009).