Resource topic: Personal Factors
Age and Sex Differences in Burnout, Career Satisfaction, and Well-Being in US Neurologists

The following study contains a quantitative/qualitative analysis of survey responses from US neurologists. The purpose of the surveys was to examine age and sex...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
We Don’t Need Self-Care; We Need Boundaries

This op-ed from a female physician talks about the "faux self care" advice that women in medicine receive when they are burnt out. Women in medicine are often told...

Opinion Piece/Short Communication
Perceived Stress and Well-Being Among Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy Students

This study explores the perception of stress and well-being amongst undergraduate dental hygiene and therapy students at the University of Portsmouth Dental...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
The Code Not Taken: The Path From Guild Ethics to Torture and Our Continuing Choices

This article examines tactics used to maintain the façade of professional ethics despite over a decade of publicized reports—in newspapers, professional...

Article
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...

Article
Health Care Professionals Get Serious About Their Health

In 2013, University of Indiana Health invested in Fitbit Health Solutions, registering employees and ordering FitBit devices. They started a three-month step...

Briefs and Summaries
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,...

Peer-Reviewed Literature
This Penn Study Found that Studying Art Can Make for More Attentive Physicians

A study by the University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia showed that taking a course with the Philadelphia Museum of Art benefited medical...

Article
Being a Doctor is Hard. It’s Harder for Woman

The following New York Times article highlights the combination of the unequal distribution of domestic labor and a physically and emotionally demanding profession...

Article
Unbalanced but Satisfied?

In the following article published in Frontiers in Pediatrics, Asha N. Shenoi examines her experience with "work-home interference" and its contribution to burnout....

Article