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Don't Listen to the Burnout "Experts" — Listen to Your Heart

Don't Listen to the Burnout "Experts" — Listen to Your Heart

"I know they never taught happiness in medical school, but you deserve happiness just as much as anyone else."

Significant Discrimination Faced by Many Physician Mothers

Significant Discrimination Faced by Many Physician Mothers

Overall, 77.9% reported discrimination, with 66.3% reporting gender discrimination.

Why Are More Women Leaving Behind Their Stethoscopes?

Why Are More Women Leaving Behind Their Stethoscopes?

Stressors include pay gap, burnout, and transitioning back following a temporary leave.

Added Workplace Stress Due to Post-Election Political Conflicts

Added Workplace Stress Due to Post-Election Political Conflicts

Employees are feeling more stressed and cynical, and job productivity may suffer, the survey finds.

Sometimes, We're More Than Just a Doctor for Our Patients

Sometimes, We're More Than Just a Doctor for Our Patients

A primary care physician reflects on the different roles he plays in his patients' lives.

Qualified Female Scientists Being Overlooked by Medical Conference Organizers

Qualified Female Scientists Being Overlooked by Medical Conference Organizers

Active generation of lists of potential speakers and assessment of qualifications can address this bias.

Physician Burnout Risk Factors Identified in Six Areas

Physician Burnout Risk Factors Identified in Six Areas

Tools gauging burnout focuses on workload, control, rewards, community, fairness and values.

Q&A: Discussing the Ugly Truth of Modern Sexism in Medicine

Q&A: Discussing the Ugly Truth of Modern Sexism in Medicine

A candid interview with Elise Barney, DO, on a sometimes subtle, but corrosive problem that deserves everyone's attention.

Young Doctors Urged to Be Mindful of Social Media Behaviors

Young Doctors Urged to Be Mindful of Social Media Behaviors

Investigators found many examples of unprofessional and 'potentially objectionable' behavior online.

Simple Ways to Improve the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Simple Ways to Improve the Doctor-Patient Relationship

One of the most overlooked functions of communication is establishing the patient relationship.

Attending Physician Behaviors and Teaching Ranked Highly Among Residents

Attending Physician Behaviors and Teaching Ranked Highly Among Residents

Behaviors of attending physicians rated as important included showing empathy to patients and the ability to explain.

Higher Grief Responses and Burnout Among Female Oncologists

Higher Grief Responses and Burnout Among Female Oncologists

For both genders, grief reactions were linked to emotional distress among those at high levels of burnout.

Physician Communication Style Essential During Bad-News Encounters

Physician Communication Style Essential During Bad-News Encounters

Enhanced patient-centered communication lessens the anxiety during disclosure of cancer diagnosis.

Overemphasis on Performance and Achievement "Killing" Medical Students, Mount Sinai Dean Says

Overemphasis on Performance and Achievement "Killing" Medical Students, Mount Sinai Dean Says

Such measures will be unsuccessful in improving students' mental health if how performance and achievement are measured at the school is not also changed.

It's Time to Support Physicians in Recovery

It's Time to Support Physicians in Recovery

Stereotypes not only help keep providers with mental health issues in the closet, they also place patients at risk.

Inappropriate Questions Are Still Common When Females Interview for Orthopedic Surgery Residencies

Inappropriate Questions Are Still Common When Females Interview for Orthopedic Surgery Residencies

Questions regarding these topics during a residency interview are prohibited by the NRMP.

Counteracting Physician Burnout with Leadership Training

Counteracting Physician Burnout with Leadership Training

Leadership ratings were strongly linked to employee burnout and satisfaction.

Significant Number of Female Physicians Experienced Sexual Harassment in Workplace

Significant Number of Female Physicians Experienced Sexual Harassment in Workplace

In addition, two-thirds say they experience gender bias in workplace.

Majority of American Physicians Satisfied With Career Choice

Majority of American Physicians Satisfied With Career Choice

The AMA survey of physicians, residents and medical students finds most are satisfied, despite challenges.

Spouses Bereaving Suicides Have Increased Health Risks, Study Shows

Spouses Bereaving Suicides Have Increased Health Risks, Study Shows

There were elevated risks of developing mental disorders and physical disorders relative to the general population.

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