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Physician Burnout

More than half of physicians display signs of burnout. What are the causes of physician burnout, and what are some solutions that can be implemented at both the individual and system level?

Leadership

Why Give It Up? My Late-Career Fellowship

Instead of retiring, a physician in his 70s pursued a fellowship in telehealth and found a piece of the future.

Leadership

A Look in the Mirror: The Role of Medical Training in Physician Burnout

Any rational actor in today’s medical industrial complex wonders, at times, whether the labor is sensible and the effort sustainable.

Next-Generation Electronic Medical Record Panel Clip Still

Leadership

We’re a Bunch of Expensive Financial Clerks

Epic and Cerner are dead, Brent James says — what if we designed the system for physicians?

Family Physicians EHR Use by Time of Day

Care Redesign

Infographic: Date Night with the EHR

Studies have found that physicians spend nearly 30 hours per month working on the EHR in their homes — including morning and evening hours over the weekend.

Jessica Dudley and Namita Mohta head shots

Leadership

Professional Fulfillment: Where We Want to Be

How the CMO of Brigham and Women’s Physicians Organization combats burnout at her institution and empowers physicians with leadership skills.

Leadership

Physicians Are Facing a Crisis

The CEO of Atrius Health offers suggestions on how to make sure young physicians — who will be caring for us when we’re older — battle burnout.

Patient-Reported Outcomes for Shared Decision-Making

Patient Engagement

Making Patients and Doctors Happier — The Potential of Patient-Reported Outcomes

PRO collection is not only feasible and good for clinical care, but it also may enhance physician satisfaction and prevent burnout.

Strongwater05_panel_clip_still: The Role of Social Networks in Preventing Burnout

Leadership

The Role of Social Networks in Preventing Burnout

What’s the role of social networks in preventing burnout, and what can health care leaders do to grow those networks?

Leadership

Coaching to Enhance Individual Well-Being, Foster Teamwork, and Improve the Health Care System

Coaching interventions may help to turn the tide on physician burnout.

Leadership

Physician Well-Being: The Reciprocity of Practice Efficiency, Culture of Wellness, and Personal Resilience

Think of physician well-being as a three-legged stool. Improvement efforts should focus on all three domains to achieve best results.

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