Health

Physician well-being improving, but burnout risk remains

The good news is that physician burnout appears to be improving, along with indicators for physician well-being. However, physicians remain at high risk for burnout, depression and depersonalization, compared to other professionals. ...

Health

Fewer U.S. doctors are facing burnout

(HealthDay)—For decades, U.S. doctors have battled the long hours and demanding schedules that often lead to "burnout." But a new study brings welcome news, showing a slight decline in the numbers of physicians dealing ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Wellness problems prevalent among ob-gyn residents

(HealthDay)—Wellness problems are prevalent among obstetrics and gynecology residents, according to a study published online Feb. 4 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Medical economics

Physician burnout tied to ability to address social needs

(HealthDay)—Improving clinic capacity to respond to patients' social needs may reduce primary care physician burnout, according to a study published in the January-February issue of the Journal of the American Board of ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Call the midwife if the doctor doesn't object

Every morning at Watsonville Community Hospital in Northern California, the labor and delivery team divvies up its patients—low-risk ones go to the midwives and high-risk ones to the physicians. Then, throughout the day, ...

Health

AMA to collect data on suicide among doctors-in-training

(HealthDay)—By collecting data on suicides by medical students, residents, and fellows, the American Medical Association hopes to identify ways to reduce suicides among doctors-in-training. The data collection policy was ...

Health

Nearly half of resident physicians report burnout

Resident physician burnout in the U.S. is widespread, with the highest rates concentrated in certain specialties, according to research from Mayo Clinic, OHSU and collaborators. The findings appear on Tuesday, Sept. 18, in ...

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Burnout

Burnout or burn-out may refer to:

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