Publications

Explore Dr. McClafferty's medical publications, featured articles and more.

Physician Thriving: Bullying in the Workplace

Dec 2018 | McClafferty et al.   

This month’s topic is bullying in the workplace and is adapted from my work in the American Academy. . .

Do Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Predict Burnout in Pediatric Residents?

Dec 2018 | McClafferty et al.   

Burnout symptoms are common among health professionals. Gaps remain in understanding both the stability of burnout and compassion over. . .

Burnout in Pediatric Residents: Comparing Brief Screening Questions to the Maslach Burnout Inventory

Nov 2018 | McClafferty et al.   

Measuring burnout symptoms is important, but the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) has 22 items. This project compared 3 single-item measures. . .

Correction: Pediatric Integrative Medicine: Vision for the Future. Children, 2018, 5, 111

Sep 2018 | McClafferty et al.   

The authors wish to make the following corrections to their paper. . .

Pediatric Integrative Medicine: Vision for the Future

Aug 2018 | McClafferty et al.   

Pediatric integrative medicine (PIM) is of significant interest to patients, with 12% of the general pediatric population and up to 80% of. . .

Pediatric Integrative Medicine in Residency Program: Relationship between Lifestyle Behaviors and Burnout and Wellbeing Measures in First-Year Residents

April 2018 | McClafferty et al.   

It is widely recognized that burnout is prevalent in medical culture and begins early in training. Studies show pediatricians and pediatric. . .

Maintaining the Fire but Avoiding Burnout: Implementation and Evaluation of a Resident Well-Being Program

April 2018 | McClafferty et al.   

There have been few programs designed to improve surgical resident well-being, and such efforts often lack formal evaluation. . .

Variability of Burnout and Stress Measures in Pediatric Residents: An Exploratory Single-Center Study From the Pediatric Resident Burnout-Resilience Study Consortium

Jan 2018 | McClafferty  

Residency is a high-risk period for physician burnout. We aimed to determine the short-term stability of factors associated with burnout. . .

Taking Care of the Physician

Nov 2017 | Featured Article on The New York Times

If I am your doctor, or your child’s doctor, is there any reason you should worry about how I’m feeling. . .

Pediatric Integrative Medicine

Sep 2017 | McClafferty et al. 

The American Academy of Pediatrics is dedicated to optimizing the well-being of children and advancing family-centered health care. Related. . .

Why it’s Important to Tell Your Child’s Pediatrician About ‘Complementary’ Therapy Use

Aug 2017 | Featured Article on Consumer Affairs 

When children get injured or become ill, parents can (and often do) head straight to the web to research a potential. . .

Many Parents Don’t Tell Doctor About ‘Complementary’ Therapy Use in Kids

Aug 2017 | Featured Article on Drugs.com  

Parents often try unconventional treatments — such as acupuncture and herbal products — when their kids are sick, but. . .

Mind-Body Medicine in Pediatrics

Aug 2017 | McClafferty  

The primary goals of this Special Issue are to encourage readers to become more familiar with the range of mind-body therapies and to. . .

Mind-Body Therapies in Children and Youth

Sep 2016 | McClafferty et al. 

Mind-body therapies are popular and are ranked among the top 10 complementary and integrative medicine practices reportedly used by. . .

Environmental Health: Children׳s Health, a Clinician׳s Dilemma

June 2016 | McClafferty 

Few pediatricians receive training in environmental health, yet accumulating research shows that a disproportionate burden of exposure from. . .

The Evolution of Integrative Medical Education: the Influence of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

Nov 2015 | McClafferty et al.

The University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine (AzCIM) was founded in 1994 with a primary focus of educating physicians in. . .

Interprofessional Competencies in Integrative Primary Healthcare

Sep 2015 | McClafferty et al.

In October 2014, the National Center for Integrative Primary Healthcare (NCIPH) was launched as a collaboration between the University of. . .

Pediatric Integrative Medicine in Residency (PIMR): Description of a New Online Educational Curriculum

March 2015 | McClafferty et al

Use of integrative medicine (IM) is prevalent in children, yet availability of training opportunities is limited. The Pediatric Integrative Medicine. . .

Integrative Pediatrics: Looking Forward

Jan 2015 | McClafferty 

Increase in the prevalence of disease and illness has dramatically altered the landscape of pediatrics. As a result, there is a demand for . . .

An Overview of Integrative Therapies in Asthma Treatment

Oct 2014 | McClafferty et al. 

Treatment of asthma lends itself to an integrative medicine approach due to the multifactorial nature of the disease. It is well established that. . .

Physician Health And Wellness

Oct 2014 | McClafferty et al. 

Physician health and wellness is a critical issue gaining national attention because of the high prevalence of physician burnout. Pediatricians . . .

Sensory Integration Therapies For Children With Developmental And Behavioral Disorders

June 2012 | McClafferty et al. 

Sensory-based therapies are increasingly used by occupational therapists and sometimes by other types of therapists in treatment of children. . .

Complementary, Holistic, and Integrative Medicine: Mind-Body Medicine

May 2011 | McClafferty et al. 

Mind-body medicine might be defined as the deliberate harnessing of positive thought and emotion and using them for the purpose of enhancing health. . . 

Integrative Approach To Obesity 

 

Dec 2007 | McClafferty  

Integrative medicine blends conventional medicine with carefully evaluated complementary therapies and considers all elements of a patient’s. . .