Resource type: Peer-Reviewed Literature
Estimating the Attributable Cost of Physician Burnout in the United States

Although physician burnout is associated with negative clinical and organizational outcomes, its economic costs are poorly understood. As a result, leaders in...

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Burnout and Job and Career Satisfaction in the Physician Assistant Profession: A Review of the Literature

While much is known about the prevalence of burnout among physicians and nurses, little is known about burnout in the physician assistant (PA) profession....

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Gender-Based Differences in Burnout: Issues Faced by Women Physicians

Women now account for an increasingly large percentage of medical school students and practicing physicians, yet there is still a scarcity of research on how...

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The Impact of a Required Longitudinal Stress Management and Resilience Training Course for First-Year Medical Students

This study, published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, determines whether a longitudinal stress management and resilience course improves well-being...

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Impact of resident well-being and empathy assessments on faculty physicians

Published in Journal of General Internal Medicine, this research studies the influence of residents' well-being and empathy on their assessment of faculty...

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First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

This book, published by Figley et al. discusses the ethics, suffering, and patient-related and political pressures that doctors deal with on a day-to-day basis. The...

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Firm findings on doctors’ well-being

Abbasi's article in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine is a commentary of Fay Smith et al. 2017 exemplifying the abundance of quantitative data and...

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Finding the sweet spot: Developing, implementing and evaluating a burn out and compassion fatigue intervention for third year medical trainees

The article highlights the development and evaluation of a burnout and compassion fatigue (CF) program for third year trainees at a Canadian Medical School. Results...

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Factors associated with well-being and confidence in providing compassionate care

Using a cross-sectional study, Olson and Kemper explore the relationship between potentially modifiable factors (mindfulness and self-compassion), intermediate...

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Exploring the relationship between mentoring and doctors’ health and wellbeing: a narrative review

This systematic narrative review in Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine uses empirical and anecdotal evidence to map the relationship between mentoring...

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