Meeting News

Speaker highlights burnout at Women in Endocrinology annual meeting

March 23, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — The advocacy group Women in Endocrinology is once again holding its annual meeting and dinner at ENDO 2019, spotlighting member…
In the Journals

Mindfulness training improves well-being, resiliency in medical students

March 19, 2019
After receiving 8 weeks of mindfulness training, U.K. medical students reported improved empathy, which gave them a better sense of control and…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Organizations must make meaningful system changes to battle physician burnout

March 16, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Burnout and occupational stress are pervasive among health care providers. While there are actions physicians can take to reverse…
In the Journals

Physician burnout rate increases, broad-based approaches alleviate causes

March 15, 2019
The rate of physician burnout increased 5% during a 3-year period, according to findings recently published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers also…
In the Journals

Physician burnout rate decreases

February 22, 2019
The rate of burnout among U.S. physicians dropped in 2017 but still remains above 40%, according to findings published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings

EHRs: Causing burnout with the click of a button

Infectious Disease News, February 2019
EHRs occupy an important place in modern health care but are increasingly seen as a clerical burden for clinicians and a significant contributor to…
In the Journals

Physician-directed interventions benefit physicians’ mental health

February 19, 2019
Results from meta-analyses revealed that physician-directed interventions eased symptoms of depression, anxiety and suicidality in physicians. Most…

Stanford’s WellMD Center blazes a trail to promote joy in medicine, combat burnout

February 18, 2019
Physician burnout has become a topic of interest in the medical community in recent years, with the level of urgency increasing on what seems like a…
In the Journals

Extra caregiving duties heighten risk for burnout among physician mothers

January 29, 2019
Physician mothers who cared for seriously ill relatives in addition to their children had significantly higher rates of burnout and mood or anxiety…
The Big Picture

5 Things All Vascular Specialists Should Be Concerned About in US Health Care

Cardiology Today's Intervention, January/February 2019
Christopher J. White, MD, MSCAI, FACC, FAHA, FESC, FACP
Vascular interventionalists face pressure from many fronts in today’s U.S. health care environment. The challenges are physical, financial…