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A list of toolkits, modules, scales, surveys, and inventories are provided below. (*) Proprietary

Resources, Toolkits, Statistics, and Surveys  

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education 

American Academy of Family PhysiciansWe Made It Through Residency. Here's How You Can, Too.

American Medical Association. A Guide to Being a Good Coachee.

American Medical AssociationWorksheet to Project Organizational Cost of Physician Burnout.

American Psychological AssociationPsychology Topics.

American Psychological Association. Stress.American Medical Association

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention  

Association of American Medical Colleges  

Missouri Medicine. The Journal of the Missouri State Medical Association. Part II: Prevent Physician Burnout: 8 Ways to Lower Practice Stress and Get Home Sooner 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 
(800) 273-8255

National Academy of Medicine Clinician Well-Being Knowledge Hub  

Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9)   

SAMHSA National Help Line (for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders) (800) 662-HELP (4357) 

Texas Physician Health Program  

The Physicians Foundation Vital Signs. Suicide Prevention 

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus School of Medicine  

Wisconsin Medical Society Physician Burnout Survey  

Yale University. Resources for Student Wellness.

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Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale (DERS)  

Inventory of College Students’ Recent Life Experiences (ICSRLE)* 
Perceived Stress Scale 

Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness. Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 

Likert Scales  

Professional Quality of Life Scale (ProQOL)  

The Brief Self-Control Scale* 
Consists of 13 items measuring self-control over thoughts, emotions, impulse control, performance regulation and habit breaking. Higher scores are indicative of better self-control. 

The Moral Distress Scale – Revised* 
21-item tool measures an individual’s perceptions to a situation based on (1) intensity of moral distress and (2) frequency of the encountered situation. It includes six parallel versions, of which three focus on the adult’s setting (nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals). 

Zung Self-Rating Depression Scale and Scoring Sheet 
Format 1
Format 2  

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Inventories or Indexes     

Beck’s Depression Inventory 
Assesses depressive symptoms and levels; has strong psychometric support and performs well as a marker for severity and distress.

Interactive Screening Program (ISP) for Institutions of Higher Education 

Interactive Screening Program (ISP) for Medical Schools, Hospitals, and Health Systems 

Inventory of College Students’ Recent Life Experiences (ICSRLE)* 
Perceived Stress Scale 

Maslach Burnout Inventory* 
Research on alternative

Oldenburg Burnout Inventory (OLBI)  

Well-Being Index*   

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) 

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Tools to Assess Wellness  

American Medical Association
AMA STEPS Forward™    

Behavioral Addiction Tools

Harvard Health Publishing Toolkits

Self-Care and Breathing Exercises

University of California, San Francisco. Measurement Toolbox. Stress Measurement Network 

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Meeting Well. A Tool for Planning Healthy Meetings and Events 

University of Colorado Work and Well-Being Toolkit 

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American Medical Association. Mini-Z Burnout Survey*  

American Medical Association. Physician Burnout Quiz 

Campus Survey of Alcohol and Other Drug Norms 

Core Institute Surveys (digital assessment forms) 

Core Alcohol and Drug Survey 
Long form 
Short form

Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture

Measuring Second Victim Responses and Support Characteristics

Satisfaction Surveys

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Tests and Assessments

New Mexico School of Medicine Self-Assessment Resources 

Stanford MD Test Yourself 

Texas A&M Rural and Community Health Institute. KSTAR (Knowledge, Skills, Training, Assessment, Research) Physician Resources.

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Last Updated On

March 29, 2021

Originally Published On

June 24, 2019