The first meeting of the task force focused on 3 key strategies that could be used to develop a "national blueprint for change."
A multi-pronged strategy increased employee engagement over the course of one year.
Physicians exhibiting emotional exhaustion were more likely to leave their organization.
Since Gerry FitzGerald's suicide 80 years ago, physician suicide has become a staggering public health crisis that's gone largely ignored.
Exposure to humanities courses has been associated with higher levels of positive qualities in medical students.
Compassion fatigue affects workers across the spectrum of helping professions, and is extremely prevalent among physicians.
Daily coffee breaks, buddy systems, and organizational awareness of burnout risks may be feasible strategies to improve well-being.
The online tools include a team-based care model, enhanced communication, float pools, and wellness metrics.
Researchers recommend 7 online tools and mobile apps to help healthcare professionals reduce stress, burnout, depression and suicidal behaviors.
The economic loss at Stanford over 2 years is expected to range from 15.5 million to 55.5 million.
The prevalence of burnout in surgical residents was driven by exhaustion and depersonalization.
Although there has been growing awareness of physician burnout in recent years, the problem has continued to increase.
Reducing burnout among emergency medicine residents requires interventions at the individual level and among residency training programs.
Burnout and empathy may not significantly influence the quality of care given to patients in a primary care setting.
The researchers found that satisfaction was associated with less chaos, more cohesion, better communication, and closer values alignment at work, but not with higher-quality care or fewer medical errors.
Female physicians are more burned out than their male colleagues, but there are ways to prevent burnout and reduce stress.
While many physicians are delaying retirement for various reasons, some older physicians have resisted using electronic health records, which may lead them to retire before they are ready.
Working with a scribe significantly improves physicians' overall satisfaction, satisfaction with chart quality and accuracy, and charting efficiency.
The interns working the traditional schedule with extended work shifts every other day had made a greater number of serious medical errors compared with those working a reduced schedule.
The use of resident remediation may decrease the 5-year attrition rates of residents.
If medical training isn't a marathon, it's at least a hotly-contested 5K race.
Researchers found a one-unit increase in mean social network members' burnout levels tied to 0.21-unit increase in burnout.
Other variables that encourage patients to leave include cost, bedside manner and comfort of the facility.
"I know they never taught happiness in medical school, but you deserve happiness just as much as anyone else."
Stressors include pay gap, burnout, and transitioning back following a temporary leave.
Tools gauging burnout focuses on workload, control, rewards, community, fairness and values.
For both genders, grief reactions were linked to emotional distress among those at high levels of burnout.
Leadership ratings were strongly linked to employee burnout and satisfaction.
Physicians who are burned out have lower odds of 6 validated aspects of sense of calling.
Residents with burnout have increased odds of suboptimal patient care attitudes and behaviors.