What Causes Physician Burnout? The Medscape Survey

what causes physician burnout?

In the most recent Medscape Survey on Physician Burnout and Depression, over 15,500 physicians were surveyed.  The Medscape survey was aimed at answering some vital questions, such as “What causes physician burnout?” and “What are some ways to fix physician burnout?”  The results were interesting, and I think worth discussing.  Today, we will highlight some of … Read more

Why are doctors burning out? And 3 Ways FI can save them

Why are doctors burning out?

Burnout has been a problem looming over the practice of medicine. It has many causes. We will discuss some of those causes and how financial independence directly counteracts some of them. This post ties in exactly why I see wealth and wellness as one big picture.

The June Monthly Checkout: June 15th, 2018

The Monthly Checkout

In medicine, we have to handover care to the medical providers coming behind us.  Just like we run the list to “check out” on the patients we are taking care of, we will run a list of articles I think are worth your time to read.  Today, we will discuss The June Monthly Checkout.

Physician Burnout and Financial Independence: A Guest Post

Physician Burnout

This week’s “Wellness Wednesday” post has two changes.  1) It wasn’t posted on Wednesday (Tuesday!), and 2) It’s not on this site!  You’ll have to venture over to Camp FIRE finance to find the article where I discuss physician burnout, financial independence, and why you should care even if you aren’t a doctor!

Sizzlin’ or Fizzlin’? Learning how to live in the moment

Skillet

Moments like this have a way of waking us up from our daily routine.  The daily hustle we all perform everyday can make our mind numb.  We just start going through the actions.  As Americans, we have a hard time learning to live in the moment. Have you checked to see if you are fizzlin’ or sizzlin’ recently?

The day my professional identity tasted like Humble Pie

making humble pie

Right then, I realized I had made a big mistake by not taking a stand on this one, and not even realizing I should have… I deserved what was coming… my resident read me the riot act.  “You know that not having your professional identity recognized is one of the biggest causes of burnout, right…” 

First Do No Harm: An Empty Cup of Expected Wellness

If we are to truly live out the “Do no harm” imperative, we must first make sure that we are not being harmed ourselves.  After all, we cannot expect to replenish the empty cup of wellness our patients bring if our cup is empty, too.

The Eighth Philosophy: Intentional Spending

If it causes you to go into debt, finance/leverage a purchase, or prevent you from adequately saving it is likely not worth it!  That is not intentional spending.  Intentional spending makes your head and your heart happy!  If it isn’t accomplishing both, it isn’t intentional spending. Read more to find out what is!