Resource topic: Society and Culture
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
Medical Training Programs Need to Care About Physician Burnout. Should the Rest of Us?

In this opinion article, Timothy Hoff discusses his thoughts on who's to blame in the rising rates of physician burnout. He points out how this growing problem has...

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How Gratitude Can Reduce Burnout in Health Care

This article published in Greater Good Magazine discusses healthcare systems turning to gratitude as remedy to increasing rates of burnout amongst physicians....

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Returning to the Sacred Patient-Physician Relationship

In this blog post by epileptologist Virginia Thornley, she describes the importance of returning to the sacred traditional relationship between a patient and...

Opinion Piece/Short Communication
Trying To Put A Value on the Doctor-Patient Relationship

The question of what the role of a primary-care physician should be, and how it should be valued, is becoming increasingly important in an age of digitized health...

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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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“You Can’t Feel Healthier than Your Caregiver” – The Ripple Effect of Trust and Empathy for Patients and Health Care Staff, Cultivated through Cultural Activities

The following article, published in the Journal of Nursing and Care, explores the impact of cultural activities within a health care system, to help prevent...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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