Work hours, sleep-related impairment, anxiety and depression do not explain differences in physician turnover—burnout does. And the cost adds up.
There is an increased need for clerkship spots for U.S. medical students. The AMA will call for greater capacity.
Delegates also push for effective opioid-use disorder in jails and prisons and emergency naloxone in public settings.
E-prescription cancellation should be standardized across EHRs, delegates say. They also push back on EHR-related pay penalties.
Interprofessional student teams at the University of North Carolina are working to advocate on behalf of the sickest patients.