A social psychologist says that only by addressing breakdowns in physician engagement on a systemwide level will the incidence of burnout diminish.
Residents should read disability policies’ fine print to ensure that the plans cover both their current income and future earning potential.
Burnout is common to every medical specialty. The AMA Code of Medical Ethics has guidance for physicians dealing with the stress of the profession.
“More than words are needed” to address improve physician well-being, say some of the nation’s most prominent health care executives.
Residents may have disability coverage under employer plans, but there are good reasons for them to buy individual policies.