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Physician-Mothers as Caregivers Increases Risk for Burnout, Mood Disorders

Physician-Mothers as Caregivers Increases Risk for Burnout, Mood Disorders

Physician-mothers who care for seriously ill children, spouses, or parents have higher rates of burnout and mood disorders.

Book a Ticket to Relaxation: Can a Vacation Stave Off Burnout?

Book a Ticket to Relaxation: Can a Vacation Stave Off Burnout?

A 2-week vacation may be essential to your health as a practicing physician.

Should Mental Health Screenings for Physicians Be Standard Procedure?

Should Mental Health Screenings for Physicians Be Standard Procedure?

The suicide rate among physicians far exceeds that of the general population.

Search Query Volumes Reflect the Effect of #MeToo

Search Query Volumes Reflect the Effect of #MeToo

Internet searches on sexual assault and harassment have greatly increased since the start of the #MeToo campaign.

Many Female Healthcare Workers Live in Poverty

Many Female Healthcare Workers Live in Poverty

Many US female health care workers, particularly women of color, live in poverty and lack health insurance.

LGBT Youths at Substantially Increased Risk for Attempted Suicide

LGBT Youths at Substantially Increased Risk for Attempted Suicide

Sexual minority youths have a significantly higher risk for life-threatening behavior compared with their heterosexual peers.

Knit One, Purl One: The Health Benefits of Knitting

Knit One, Purl One: The Health Benefits of Knitting

Knitting is both process- and product-oriented, encompassing repetitive tasks that can exercise physical and cognitive skills

Share Your Medical New Year's Resolutions

Share Your Medical New Year's Resolutions

What do you resolve to focus on in 2019?

AMA Survey Collects Advice for Physicians Approaching Retirement

AMA Survey Collects Advice for Physicians Approaching Retirement

The transition from the workforce into retirement is always challenging, but for physicians accustomed to working long or odd hours, it can be especially difficult.

Give Thanks: The Role of Gratitude in Combating Burnout

Give Thanks: The Role of Gratitude in Combating Burnout

Many healthcare organizations are trying a new tactic to reduce rates of burnout: gratitude.

Postexercise Energy Consumption Increased With Media Engagement

Postexercise Energy Consumption Increased With Media Engagement

Engaging with media while exercising may provide important motivation for those who are exercise-averse.

Mental Healthcare Services for Medical Students: An Approach From the University of Pittsburgh

Mental Healthcare Services for Medical Students: An Approach From the University of Pittsburgh

Medical students experience a significantly elevated risk for depression, suicidality, and burnout during their education, even if they matriculate in relatively good health.

#MeToo Movement: Public Health Challenges, Benefits Examined

#MeToo Movement: Public Health Challenges, Benefits Examined

Researchers are concerned that the increased focus on sexual harassment resulting from the #MeToo campaign may cause negative health outcomes.

AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Physicians-in-Training

AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Physicians-in-Training

The American Medical Association hopes to identify ways to reduce suicides among physicians-in-training.

Residents Working Long Hours Can Increase Alertness

Residents Working Long Hours Can Increase Alertness

Medical residents can take steps to maintain their energy and alertness during long shifts.

Raising Expectations: How One Organization Is Revamping Hospital Food

Raising Expectations: How One Organization Is Revamping Hospital Food

If there's one thing hospitals are not known for, it's culinary success.

Nutrition Tips for Physicians: Staying Healthy During Busy Days

Nutrition Tips for Physicians: Staying Healthy During Busy Days

Between the double shifts and stressful days, keeping energy up and eating right can seem like an insurmountable challenge.

Lack of Standardized Definitions Creates Challenges in Identifying Prevalence of Burnout

Lack of Standardized Definitions Creates Challenges in Identifying Prevalence of Burnout

Researchers systematically reviewed clinical trial databases for published studies on burnout prevalence in practice physicians.

Causes of Burnout in Resident Physicians Examined

Causes of Burnout in Resident Physicians Examined

Career choice regret, specialty choice, and anxiety in medical school have been linked with elevated rates of burnout in resident physicians

When Will Medicine Join the Women's Movement?

When Will Medicine Join the Women's Movement?

A recent report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine confirms that sexual harassment is a problem across all fields of science.

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