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Doctors Burnout

The Amazing Way This Hospital Is Fighting Physician Burnout

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Hospitals have procedures and alerts in place to deal with practically anything that could possibly go wrong: "Code Red" for fire, "code blue" for med...

Long Work Hours By Doctors Linked With Work-Home Conflict

Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living

A doctor's work may be objectively meaningful, but all those long hours could be taking a toll on his or her own well-being and work-home balance, acc...

How Stressed Is Your Doctor?

Tamara McClintock Greenberg | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Tamara McClintock Greenberg

Practicing medicine now, in this day and age, may be another kind of traumatic stress, and one that is new to a younger generation of doctors. Imagine not knowing how you will get financed two years from now and if the government will cut your funding. A lot of us can relate.

Building the Doctor's 'Off' Switch

Dike Drummond, M.D. | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dike Drummond, M.D.

This inability to punch the clock and put our doctor-ness away until our next shift is, I think, a major contributor to the epidemic of physician burnout.

Why Your Doctor Isn't Listening and What You Can Do About It

Dike Drummond, M.D. | Posted 10.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dike Drummond, M.D.

Being a doctor is stressful. Continuously caring and being empathetic is an impossible expectation. When doctors are under stress the first thing that goes is the ability to listen and care. Unfortunately, these are also the two most important things to you as the patient.