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The author, a nurse, describes how adding levity to the daily practice of medicine can create camaraderie among staff and benefit patients.
This article provides physicians on the edge of burnout with 10 ways for reducing stress in their lives. The author includes an assessment tool to aid the physician in evaluating his or her current lifestyle and pinpointing what aspect(s) of it they may want to change.
Physicians who feel connected to the people they work with often report greater job satisfaction and less burnout. The author, a family physician, offers tips for building better relationships with colleagues.
A description of how and why one family physician decided to leave clinical practice to become a full-time administrator.
Written by a solo family physician who has been in practice for over 25 years, the article explains why self-employed practice is desirable and offers strategies for making it work.
Argues that no physician can "just practice medicine" in the sense of ignoring management aspects of practice
In this article, family physicians share the practical tips they use to get more satisfaction out of their patient interactions and their workday.
A little levity and a sense of humor may help prevent burnout and give physicians the perspective they need to deal with the difficulties of practicing medicine today.
Several physicians share what they do to keep themselves (and their staff members) motivated and looking forward to each day in the office.
The authors show how to rediscover the meaning of practicing medicine by learning to identify your personal needs and values.