4 Ways Financial Independence Fights Burnout

Fight Burnout

Burnout has been in the news a lot lately. Maybe the big time media is finally catching on to what the rest of us have been talking about. It is now an official diagnosis, and TIME investigated how costly it is to medicine. We will explore all of that and outline 4 ways that financial independence can fight burnout.

4 Ways to Draw Lines in the Sand at Work

setting expectations at work

Over 50% of physicians will change jobs within two to five years after taking their first job.  That’s a pretty staggering number.  It is not surprising, though. While we can be dedicated and loyal employees, we also realize that hospitals do not always love us back.  For this reason, it is necessary for physicians to … Read more

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?