Burnout impairs orthopedists’ ability to care for patients, avoid errors

Orthopedics Today, October 2018
With 54% of American physicians reporting burnout, the topic consistently comes to the forefront of discussion. During a New England Journal of

BLOG: Self-care is not selfish

October 11, 2018
I continue to write on the burnout epidemic in medicine because it continues to rage on, with no apparent end in sight. Declining reimbursement
In the Journals

Burnout frequency varies by specialty, but exact prevalence unclear

September 18, 2018
Symptoms of burnout and career choice regret were common among U.S. resident physicians, but differed substantially by clinical specialty, according…
In the Journals

Physician burnout may lead to suboptimal patient care

September 4, 2018
Physician burnout was associated with about a twofold increase in unsafe patient care, unprofessionalism and low patient satisfaction, according to…

Natural language processing and the practice of hematology/oncology

HemOnc Today, August 10, 2018
John Sweetenham, MD
I will be in clinic the morning after I write this. Like most Tuesday mornings, I have a full schedule and need to stay close to being on time, given…

BLOG: Sidestep burnout with empathy

August 7, 2018
The burnout epidemic rages on and it is endemic in the entire medical universe, explaining the increasing rate of absenteeism and turnover among

ID clinicians experience burnout but may be spared some root causes

Infectious Disease News, July 2018
In a sample of 1,145 physicians in the Cleveland Clinic Health System, more than one-third met the criteria for burnout, which researchers…
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AMA seeks to address burnout by increasing physician access to mental health care

June 13, 2018
The AMA adopted a new policy at its annual meeting to address concerns regarding physician and medical student burnout, depression and suicide. The…

VIDEO: Burnout on the rise in ‘increasingly complex’ cancer care environment

June 12, 2018
CHICAGO — Thomas A. Gallo, MS, MDA, took over in March as president of Association of Community Cancer Centers. Gallo — director of…
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Broadening scope of family practice reduces physician burnout

May 31, 2018
Early career family physicians who deliver a broader scope of care have significantly lower rates of burnout, according to findings recently reported…