Doctors who take on time-consuming roles are allowed to save time for grocery-store trips, dry cleaning, meal deliveries and more.
Life & Career
Work hours, sleep-related impairment, anxiety and depression do not explain differences in physician turnover—burnout does. And the cost adds up.
An informed strategy on student-loan repayment should account for long- and short-term financial goals and desired career trajectory.
Health care organizations can cut burnout’s costs by creating cultures of wellness, improving practice efficiency and supporting self-care.
Tina Alster, MD, says empathetic communication skills and an appreciation for aesthetics are keys for physicians to thrive in her specialty.
Medical licensure application questions about physicians’ mental health history and treatment present a barrier to doctors seeking the care they need.