burnout

How to avoid the corrosive effects of physician burnout
How to avoid the corrosive effects of physician burnoutBurnout, which is often described in terms of the experience of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and lost sense of personal accomplishment, is a big and growing problem for physicians and for their patients—with lower quality of patient care where professional burnout rates are higher.
Physician wellness is a quality indicator worth measuring
Physician wellness is a quality indicator worth measuringHealthcare organizations need to focus on improving efficiency while still remaining supportive to physicians, selecting and developing leaders with the skills to foster physician engagement, helping physicians optimize work-life balance, and creating an environment that nurtures flexibility and other qualities that help cultivate physician wellness.
Why are ob/gyns burning out?Issues with work-life balance, reimbursement, and time are contributors.
Find your work-life balanceRecommendations to get you thinking about how you can improve your work/life balance and guard against burnout. How to gain control.
Young doctors are jumping ship to non-clinical roles
Young doctors are jumping ship to non-clinical rolesIn his debut blog, Ryan Gamlin writes why he thinks the increasing proportion of doctors in medical school today do not intend to treat patients as their primary career—or at all.
Why burnout is increasing among U.S. dermatologists
Why burnout is increasing among U.S. dermatologistsDermatologists have enjoyed being ranked last or near last among medical specialties when it comes to burnout. But a new study tells a different story. Learn the factors and what derms are doing to combat burnout.
Letter: primary care practice now brings little joyThe non-medical tasks physicians now have to perform have removed much of the enjoyment that comes with practicing medicine, a reader says.