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.
Doctor depression, burnout and suicide have been rising for some time, and overwork was considered the norm. A health care lawyer explains why the legal and regulatory systems must intervene.
Medicine leads the professions in suicides. Fixing the physician suicide problem requires a re-examination of medicine’s “right stuff.”
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.
Over a quarter of medical students suffer depression. Almost half of US physicians say they’re burnt out. A doctor reflects on how much more burdensome and less fulfilling the profession has become.