Founded in 2017 by nurse and artist Tara Rynders, The Clinic combines arts, music, movement and caring science to create immersive experiences and workshops for health care professionals. The Clinic supports self-compassion, self-care and raises awareness around the detrimental effects of compassion fatigue, burnout and secondary traumatic stress.
Health care workers reported exhaustion and burnout
Noted experiencing anxiety
Nurses stated they did not have adequate emotional support
Stated they were experiencing stress
Reported having work related dread
From June-September 2020, MHA hosted a survey on mhascreening.org to listen to the experiences of healthcare workers during COVID-19 and to create better resources to help support their mental health as they continue to provide care.
The Clinic x Kaiser Permanente Nurse Scholars Workshops in Northern California
Calling all KP nurses in Northern California. Please join one of our six workshops available taking place in:
Roseville, CA April 10th and 11th
Oakland, CA June 6th and 7th
Santa, Clara, California September 11th and 12th.
Susan Ryan, MD
Emergency Department, Rose Medical Center
It spoke to the decades I have spent witnessing the grief of others, and captured compassion fatigue we are all vulnerable to feeling.
Katie Jenson, RN
Telemetry Unit, Rose Medical Center
This is a workshop for nurses by nurses and that is one of the most important aspects of it.
Gabby Mundie, RN PACU
The Medical Center of Aurora
Seeing other people struggle with the same things I struggle with...built a camaraderie around the fact that nobody is going through it alone.