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Physicians Burnout

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.