Category: Physician Burnout

The New CME???

Check this out.  What you will see is an offer of a program designed to teach physicians how to become successful passive real estate investors. Translated, that means how they can make money on real estate without “becoming a landlord.”  Something...

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Duty Hours

Check this out.  What you will see is an interesting spin on an old debate. Should there be a limit (say 16 hours) on the length of a Resident’s shift, or should it be “flexible” (i.e., as many hours as the hospital needs the Resident to work. The interesting spin...

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Physicians In Isolation

No, this is not a story about doctors who have been exposed to the plague and have been “locked down.” Rather, it is an insightful piece about how the fact that hospitals no longer serve as social meeting places for doctors is contributing to physicians’ feeling...

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Interpretation Please???

Here’s one! In the face of numerous studies and anecdotal reports that physician burnout is on the rise, we find here a study that offers up a finding, drawn from a study of 5,000 physicians, that physician burnout actually decreased from 2014 to 2017. Inquiring...

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Burn Out, Blob Out

Up until now, we have focused on the debilitating psychological impact of physician burnout. Anxiety, depression, errors in medical judgment and even suicide have been covered in previous posts. BUT.  Check this out. What you will learn is that physical manifestations,...

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Maybe! Or Maybe Not!!!

Check this out.   I admit it. I have probably already done too many articles and posts on physician burnout. And yeah, this is another one. But this one is different. It starts out sharing many of the same numbers and “stuff” you have seen here before. Over 50% of...

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Incrowd’s Insights on Physician Burnout

Check this out.  What you will see are the fascinating results of a survey done with physicians on the topic of burnout. Top line findings include the fact that PCP’s have a somewhat higher rate of burnout than do specialists, although both are well over 50%. Especially...

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$$$ And Physician Burnout

In my last post, I noted that while some pundits maintain that only environmental change strategies can have an impact on physician burnout, others maintain that individual HCP’s can strategize their ways to better management of this potentially crippling outcome. Here...

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“Self Care” And Physician Burnout

Check this out. Once again in my search for bloggable material this afternoon, I encountered ten or so pieces on the topic of physician burnout. I’ve seen hundreds of posts on this theme over the course of 2019, and probably added 10 myself. BUT. Today I was finally...

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