Category: Physician Burnout

The Overnight Shift In The ER

Check this out. Trigger warning! This piece gets a little long and tedious, but do me a favor and read it to completion. You sort of need to do that to get the full impact of this article. For me, the full impact here is the sheer number and variety of issues...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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