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How residents are increasingly feeling burnoutBurnout may seem like a problem seen only in physicians later in their careers, but a recent report shows that burnout can be just as likely in those just beginning their careers.
Why do women physicians experience burnout more than men?
Why do women physicians experience burnout more than men?The statistics are clear: Physicians are burned out, miserable and trying to get out of the clinical practice of medicine, and women physicians are leading the pack at twice the level of burnout as their male colleagues.
Should medical residents’ work hours be increased?
Should medical residents’ work hours be increased?This month, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education will decide whether interns should be allowed the same 28-hour shifts senior residents work instead of the current, 16-hour shift maximum.
Top tips for physicians to deal with uncertainty
Top tips for physicians to deal with uncertaintyPhysicians have always had to be keenly aware of changes in healthcare, from new innovations to updated approaches to patient care. But these days, palliative care internist Amy Davis, DO, is also keeping one eye on healthcare policy developments emanating from Washington, D.C.
Here is the PCP crisis solution and it's simple
Here is the PCP crisis solution and it's simpleThere is a primary care crisis in the United States. We know it because patients only get 8-12 minutes with their primary care physician (PCP) who interrupts them within about 18 seconds and never fully listens to them. Patients are sent for tests, given a prescription or referred to the specialist even though the PCP could—with more time—have figured out the problem without a test, prescription or referral.
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2017
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2017For the fourth consecutive year, Medical Economics reveals its list of obstacles physicians will face in the coming year and, more importantly, how to overcome them.
Is outsourcing the key to solving physician burnout?
Is outsourcing the key to solving physician burnout?Running a physician practice is a lot different—and substantially more challenging—than it used to be.
Watercooler wisdom 2: Preventing (and treating) physician burnoutPhysician “burnout” has become a popular topic in medical journals. It is worthwhile to discuss this important topic so we can recognize the symptoms of burnout, seek help when necessary, and change our work environment to prevent burnout and its consequences.
Scaring young doctors straightScaring young doctors one reality check at a time.
Long-term solutions for physician burnout
Long-term solutions for physician burnout. Physicans are more likely to commit suicide than a member of the general population and 73% of physicians would not recommend the profession to their children, according to a recent report.