BLOG: Perfectionism is the fast track to burnout

February 7, 2018
As the burnout epidemic rages on and as I continue to study ways in which physicians can attain resiliency, one truth repeatedly emerges…

Surgeons must do better job ‘policing themselves’ regarding retirement

February 2, 2018
A majority of neurosurgeons believe aging members of their field should undergo additional testing or evaluation beyond standard Maintenance of…

Nearly half of physicians experience burnout

January 25, 2018
In the United States, 42% of physicians report burnout and many also report depression, according to Medscape’s 2018 National Physician Burnout…

The contagiousness of burnout

HemOnc Today, January 25, 2018
Mark Hyde, PhD, PA-C
Is professional burnout contagiously moving through the ranks of oncology professionals? A HemOnc Today cover story in February 2017 announced the…

ACP unveils physician well-being, professional satisfaction initiative

January 19, 2018
Due to concerns about physician health, the ACP recently launched an initiative to cultivate a culture of wellness, enhance practice efficiency…

Rheumatology, Managed Care and Burnout

Healio Rheumatology, November 2017
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
I recently chaired a CME program in Chicago, where I asked a polling question about which “obstacle” was the greatest impediment for…

BLOG: Maintain boundaries to stave off burnout

October 6, 2017
Burnout rates continues to increase among health care providers and it seems there is no end in sight. In short, burnout is the manifestation of…
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Leadership, camaraderie, joy needed to combat physician burnout

July 20, 2017
With 54% of American physicians reporting burnout, the topic consistently comes to the forefront of discussion. Experts at a recent NEJM Catalyst…

BLOG: Avoiding burnout is your choice

July 3, 2017
The burnout prevalence rates continue to increase with no apparent end to this disturbing trend. One recent study cited the prevalence of emotional…

BLOG: Hobbies are the fun way to avoid burnout

April 5, 2017
Do you have a hobby? If your vocation in medicine has not left you any room for outside interests, you are on a fast track to emotional exhaustion…