Four key elements that characterize gritty individuals, gritty teams, and gritty organizations.
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?
Esprit de corps is the single most important indicator in which health care organizations have control over patient experience, outcomes, safety, and cost. How to get there? By co-creating quality.
Roundtable by Paul DeChant, Christina Maslach, Tait Shanafelt, Karen Weiner, Namita Seth Mohta & Edward Prewitt
An NEJM Catalyst roundtable sponsored by IBM Watson Health brought together four experts, all deeply engaged in reducing physician burnout from different perspectives, to share in a robust discussion.
Article by Nicolas S. Nguyen, Elizabeth L. Métraux & Andrew F. Morris-Singer
Improving morale and reducing turnover with peer-support meetings and shared group email lists for clinicians.
Article by Leo Eisenstein
The social determinants of health — and physicians’ sense of powerlessness in the face of them — seem crucially missing from the discussion of burnout.
Article by Jessica Perlo & Derek Feeley
IHI offers four lessons on how to nurture joy in the health care workforce.
Article by Carl S. Armato & Tom E. Jenike
Novant Health is helping physicians find meaning and thrive again through a novel program that builds self-awareness, teaches coping skills, and increases their engagement, resulting in greater fulfillment in their personal and professional lives.
Insights Report by Sandra Gittlen
The very things that motivate physicians — autonomy, mastery, and purpose — are being chipped away in the new world of medicine.
Clinician burnout is far from being eliminated at health care organizations, but leaders, frontline physicians, and nurses are joining forces to get to the roots of the crisis.
Article by Alexi A. Wright & Ingrid T. Katz
There’s a growing recognition that organizations need to redesign the way that clinical care is delivered to address the national physician burnout epidemic. Measuring rates of physician burnout is the first step.