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Wake Up, Doc: There's an Undeniable Physician Burnout Epidemic and it's Not Trivial
There are certain factors that make physicians more susceptible to professional burnout which include long and unpredictable work schedules, too much administrative burden, increased electronic health record responsibilities, high patient volumes with limited time for each patient encounter, and poor work-life balance.
Recognizing The Warning Signs and Keys To Prevention
"Causes of burnout do not occur in a stepwise or algorithmic fashion, nor does burnout look or feel the same to every person. It can manifest slowly over time or a major traumatic trigger such as a personal tragedy or professional stressor can more acutely initiate the cascade.

In a very complex landscape of causes, Drummond precisely summarizes five main causes of burnout.7 Although not all-encompassing, it does acknowledge the scope of issues contributing to this concern."
by: Jennifer Spector, DPM
Source: Podiatry Today
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Hello, Burnout: Part I – Dr. Rushing
by Elizabeth Ansert

Well-Being Resources

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Occupational burnout is a syndrome caused by chronic work-related stress, with symptoms including "feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion; increased mental distance from one's job, or feelings of negativism or cynicism related to one's job; and reduced professional efficacy," according to the World Health Organization.
  • Try To Incorporate Telehealth.

  • Increase Your Advice On Prevention.

  • Create Or Update Your Online Marketing.

  • Invest In Your Practice.

  • It All Comes Back To Self-Care.

Full Article by: Stephanie Hook, DPM
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Additional Resources
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