Money and Burnout: Taking the Road Less Traveled

money and burnout

In one of the recent physician burnout and depression surveys, doctors were asked to name the causes of their burnout.  The typical culprits were listed: lack of autonomy, EMR’s, lack of support from administrators, insurance companies, lack of time with patients, and so on.  However, when they were asked what would improve their burnout, getting … Read more

Three Reasons People Don’t Care About Wellness (& Why They’re Wrong)

Wellness

Some people just don’t get it. They think talking about burnout, physician suicide, and wellness is unnecessary and soft. Let’s look at three of the biggest reasons why some people don’t care about wellness, and why they’re wrong.

There is Hope on The Road to Burnout: Will You Join Me?

There is hope

There is an ongoing battle in medicine waged in the space between each physician’s skull. This battle became very personal when I hit my own wall of burnout over the last six months. With a better perspective and new goals, I am doing my part to prevent this same burnout for our future doctors. Will you join me in this fight?

I am Burned Out Now What? Causes and Solutions

I am burned out now what?

In March of 1977, two 747 passenger planes collided on a runway.  583 people lost their life on Tenerife island that day.  After the Tenerife investigation, it was determined that their existed a culture problem in the aviation industry. In an industry where the pilot was viewed as “God,” co-pilots were often so afraid of speaking … Read more