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Our collective advocacy can instill hope and prevent burnout.
Looking for greater flexibility, influence, and self-care opportunities within your organization can help keep burnout at bay.
Flaws in the health care system promote burnout, especially in primary care.
Is physician burnout a heart issue?
When we cannot give patients the care they need, we all suffer. But the converse is also true.
If your career feels like an 800-pound gorilla that’s been crowding out the rest of your life, it’s time to find some balance.
To avoid burnout, you have to address the stressors in your practice.
Burnout is everywhere, buy you can't fight an enemy unless you recognize it.
The author details the impact of "burnout" on physicians. It is estimated that burnout starts during medical training and continues throughout a physician's career and is linked to four qualities that are inherent to most physicians: service and sacrifice, excellence, curative competence, and compassion. The author suggests resiliency training and a new curriculum for students as a possible solution.
If you're prone to overcommitment, you may be at risk for A-fib.