Research shows that as burnout increases, empathy decreases.
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Burnout can affect the type of care the patients receive.
In a recent study, women doctors were more likely to be introduced by their first names rather than by their titles.
A recent study looked at how female doctors were introduced at a lecture series compared to how male doctors were introduced. The title 'Dr.' was used much more often for men.
Canadian medical students graduate with up to $200,000 in debt, and burnout rates are high.
A 'learn local' strategy, along with increased residency positions and the return of a rotating internship could go a long way towards improving Canada's system of medical training.
Pursuit of dedicated, non-academic activities such as exercise and sports may protect students from academic burnout.
Medical school efforts to cultivate good wellness practices and adaptive coping skills in medical students may offer an effective long-term solution to physician burnout.
Doctors can play a role not only in the treatment of their patients but also broader issues.
The knowledge and experience of doctors offer much-needed lessons for our rancorous society.
Medical social workers perform many tasks for patients, but the work is taking a high toll on them, leading to burnout and attrition.
Medical social workers coordinate care, an especially important job in complicated cases. Just as nurses and doctors are feeling burned out, these unsung heroes are feeling the burn, too. Here's why that's dangerous.
Exhaustion and burnout among physicians are growing problems.
The opening session of a meeting of neurologists focused on a problem plaguing doctors: burnout. Doctors are growing increasingly stressed, and it's affecting patients, too.