Resource topic: Effects on Clinician Health and Well-Being
Measuring Our Values – Redoubling on a Commitment to Physician Health

Among the most telling statistics, suicide is the second leading cause of resident physician death. Growing health care costs, worsening physician shortages, along...

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Burnout and Resilience: A Framework for Data Analysis and a Positive Path Forward

More than half of U.S. physicians experience one or more symptoms of burnout, and research indicates that the symptoms of burnout can spread like a virus through an...

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Burnout: Don’t Blame the Clinicians; Blame the System

Physician burnout is the depression of the medical world, and experienced by 50% of physicians. In order to combat this epidemic, physicians should be screened for...

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Physicians Experience Highest Suicide Rate of Any Profession

The following article summarizes a systematic literature review of physician suicide, which shows that the suicide rate among physicians is more than double that in...

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The Burnout Crisis in American Medicine

The following article, published in The Atlantic, explores the contribution of electronic medical records and demanding regulations to a historic doctor shortage....

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Suicided Doctor: Covered Up With a Tarp—and Silence.

The following article advocates for the need to hold medical systems and communities accountable for understanding why physician suicides occur. The author, Pamela...

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Burnout in the Brain at Work

Long-term exposure to a stressful working environment where demands of the job exceed the resources of the worker may develop into job burnout. It is a major...

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Study: 1 in 6 Veterinarians Have Considered Suicide

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published “Prevalence of Risk Factors for Suicide Among Veterinarians—United States, 2014” in its Morbidity and...

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Top 10 Lies Doctors Tell Themselves

This interview between Pamela Wible MD, and Sydney Ashland, an expert in physician mental health, explores the top 10 lies and negative thinking patterns that...

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Occupational Well-Being in Anesthesiologists: Its Relationship with Educational Methodology

Anesthesiologists face stressful factors such as lack of control over their workday, jeopardized family life, medical and legal aspects, work standards,...

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