ITEMS IN FPM ON TOPIC:

Burnout

January/February 2016 Issue
An Overlooked Cause of Physician Burnout [Opinion]

When we cannot give patients the care they need, we all suffer. But the converse is also true.


January/February 2016 Issue
Four Tools for Reducing Burnout by Finding Work-Life Balance [Feature]

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.


November/December 2015 Issue
Eight Ways to Lower Practice Stress and Get Home Sooner [Feature]

To avoid burnout, you have to address the stressors in your practice.


September/October 2015 Issue
Physician Burnout: Its Origin, Symptoms, and Five Main Causes [Feature]

Burnout is everywhere, buy you can't fight an enemy unless you recognize it.


January/February 2013 Issue
Physician Resilience and Burnout: Can You Make the Switch? [Feature]

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.


Apr 2008 Issue
A New Epidemic: Administrative Fibrillation [The Last Word]

If you're prone to overcommitment, you may be at risk for A-fib.


May 2006 Issue
How to Defuse an Exploding Physician [The Last Word]

These six steps can help physicians deal with the stress of their profession before it leads to burnout.


Mar 2006 Issue
What to Do When the Thrill Is Gone [The Last Word]

With a little soul-searching, you can conquer boredom in your life and work.


May 2005 Issue
The Danger of a Dysfunctional Medical Practice [Feature]

The author discusses developing and implementing a conflict resolution policy for a family practice.


Sep 2003 Issue
Creating a Vital, Burnout-Proof Practice [Feature]

The article walks physicians through the issues they must explore before starting or joining a new practice, from figuring out the number of hours they'd like to work per week to figuring out their scope of practice.


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