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Physician burnout

Preventing burnout’s worst case scenario by embracing emotionsEncouraging physicians to talk about their mental health and practice self-care are important tools to prevent burnout and suicide.
Fighting physician burnout at three levelsThe American Medical Association’s practice management tools aim to solve burnout at the level of individual practices and larger health systems.
Reducing the burdens of technology can restore joy to physiciansWith thoughtful improvements to how technology is employed and measured, physicians can return to the joy of practice.
Physicians should look inward to keep from burning outHow one physician turned his recovery from burnout into a leadership program that’s shifted the culture in his medical system.
It's about time PCPs say enough is enough
It's about time PCPs say enough is enoughIt’s about time—time to recognize that primary care physicians (PCPs) need more time with their patients.
Why are physicians holding off on retirement?
Why are physicians holding off on retirement?There was a time when doctors looked forward to retiring after a successful career, looking to vacation, play golf and spend more time with their families. But these days, it seems more physicians are halting retirement plans.
The benefits of physician volunteeringHow giving back to the community can recharge
Corporate medicine use doctors as pawnsThe solution for burnout is for physicians to be able to devote their full energies solely to the wellbeing of their patients by opting-out of the demands of all third-party contracts and not becoming hospital corporate employees.
Why are women leaving medicine?The physician field remains largely male despite equality in medical school numbers
Marriage, children cause more burnout for female physicians
Marriage, children cause more burnout for female physiciansBy now, we know that women physicians have higher rates of burnout than their male counterparts, with increased levels of depression and suicide.