In the military, leaders eat last. They let their more junior soldiers get their meals first. The troops must eat! This isn’t just a tradition. It is an intentional decision to build trust, loyalty, and a culture of pride. Medicine has a lot to learn from this…as you’ll find out today.
In one of the recent physician burnout and depression...
In philosophy, terms are important. They have connotations and meanings that dictate the conversation. Even when we have the term, we spend time defining them. And it is time we stop defining what is happening in medicine as “burn out” and start using the right term – moral injury.