Chapter 1 introduces the program, including its core principles, provides an overview of the book, and suggests ways it can help with the training of clinicians.
Chapter 2 discusses the prevalence of stress and burnout among clinicians, its negative implications for patient care, and how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the entire healthcare industry, and medical education in particular. Ch. 2 also explains how the program’s unique approach can improve medical education.
Chapter 3 describes the general benefits of the program to clinicians and institutions and the program’s structure and features, and identifies specific ways that it can be helpful, especially during the current pandemic and in the event of future health care crises.
Chapter 4 describes the program’s individual modules, including objectives and components, discusses the role of the facilitator and group leaders, and outlines each module’s design process and structure.
Chapter 5 discusses the needs analysis design process, including its role in customizing the program to the specific needs of the target population. Ch. 5 also discusses the selection and training of group leaders, as well as formation of trainee groups.
Chapter 6 provides specific guidelines, as well tips and tools, for effectively leading groups in any setting.
Chapter 7 discusses the importance of investing in well-being and resilience as an integral part of clinician training. It identifies the components that led to the MedRAP program’s 25 years of success and suggests the important elements essential for the development of comparable programs such as CPR.