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Taking Breaks from Clinical Care to Avoid Physician Burnout

With approximately one-third of physicians reporting burnout at any given point, healthcare HR departments and physicians alike are seeking ways to alleviate the problem. Education and prevention strategies have proven helpful, but for more immediate relief from physician burnout, you may want to try taking regular breaks from clinical care, say experts. Read more

Prevention: the Key to Banishing Physician Burnout

Given the long hours, the emotionally exhausting work, and the demands of seeing more patients in less time than ever, it’s no surprise that physician burnout is on the rise in the U.S. According to recent research, two-thirds of fully trained doctors currently experience symptoms of burnout, including emotional and physical exhaustion, anxiety, and depression. Read more