Well-Being Index Co-Developer

About Tait

Dr. Shanafelt is an international thought leader, researcher, and expert in physician well-being. He is Chief Wellness Officer for Stanford Medicine, previously Co-Directed the Mayo Clinic Department of Medicine Physician Well-Being Program, and is the CoDeveloper of the Well-Being Index. Alongside Dr. Dyrbye, he has conducted multiple nationwide studies on clinician well-being and its implications on quality of care.

His research on well-being and distress among medical students, residents, and practicing providers has appeared in numerous publications. He has presented to the ACGME, AAMC, AMA, and ABI as a keynote speaker on his findings.

Dr. Shanafelt’s work on the topic of well-being has primarily focused on shifting the conversation from increasing physician resiliency to implementing organizational, systemic, and cultural changes to improve conditions for health care professionals. In addition to his studies on clinician distress and well-being, Shanafelt is an expert and researcher on the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

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6 Dimensions, Not 1

In order to get a holistic and accurate measurement of wellness, it is vital that we Go Beyond Burnout to address all dimensions of distress and well-being, not just one.


Learn more about the 6 dimensions

See the Well-Being Index in action

Join us on an upcoming nurse, physician, medical student, or resident & fellow Well-Being Index webinar to learn more about:

  • The history of the tool
  • The key features for participants and administrators
  • The insights we’ve gathered from 120,000+ assessments
Register for a webinar

Access The Demo Account - Try It For Yourself!

You will get instant access to the Well-Being Index demo account to test the software as different types of users. We will also send you a confirmation email with the link to the demo account for future access.

Go Beyond Burnout

Transforming the Approach to Well-Being.

Watch the 2:22 min. Video

Download the Executive Leadership Summary

Go Beyond Burnout at your organization. Use the Executive Leadership Summary to share the Well-Being Index with your colleagues or leadership teams.