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Stress

117 Ways Doctors and Healthcare Organizations can Lower Stress and Prevent Burnout

Nearly 90% of physicians feel stressed every day, report says

Stress Basics

Depression

Medscape National Physician Burnout & Depression Report 2018

Silence Is the Enemy for Doctors Who Have Depression

Burnout

Medscape National Physician Burnout & Depression Report 2018

Controlled Interventions to Reduce Burnout in Physicians

Organization-Level Interventions Best for Reducing Physician Burnout

Minnesota Hospital Ramps up Efforts to Battle Physician Burnout

4 Ways Hospitals Tackle Physician Burnout

Changes in Burnout and Satisfaction With Work-Life Balance in Physicians

A Double-Edged Sword:  What Makes Doctors Great also Drives Burnout

Work-life Balance Out of Whack for Many Doctors

Disturbing Trends in Physician Burnout and Satisfaction With Work-Life Balance

Preventing Stress and Burnout for Physicians and PAs

How to Beat Burnout - 7 Signs Physicians Should Know

Effective Leadership - One Remedy for Physician Burnout

Physician Burnout Rates Top 50 Percent

Physician Burnout - 3 Signs and 3 Simple Prevention Steps

5 Steps to Prevent or Mitigate Physician Burnout

How to help medical practice staff avoid burnout

Easing Doctor Burnout with Mindfulness

Physician Burnout: A potential threat to successful health care reform

Burnout increasing among U.S. doctors

Study: Doctor Burnout May Increase Effect of Biases on Care

Reduction in burnout may be a benefit for short-term medical mission volunteers

Physician Burnout Courses

Resilience

Resilience Definitions, Theory and Challenges

How Does Social Support Enhance Resilience in the Trauma-Exposed Individual?

Resilience: An Update

Insights on Residency Training - What is Resilience?

Emotionally Resilient Living

Your 4 AM Buddy

Mindfulness

Teaching Doctors to be Mindful

How Mindfulness Can Make for Better Doctors

A Multi-center Study of Physician Mindfulness and Health Care Quality

 

How Do Some Physicians Avert Burnout?

  • Exercise
  • Have autonomy, flexibility, or both
  • Maintain a sense of accomplishment - even joy
  • Manage expectations and have a positive outlook
  • They like their patients
  • Have supportive colleagues, family, or both
  • Work in a good environment
  • Work part time or locum tenens
  • Able to balance home & work life

Advice From YOUR Peers: 

  • Count your blessings!
  • Don't watch the news if you want to be happy -- OK, maybe a little.
  • Don't take your computer home. 
  • Stay at work til 6pm if need be to finish your work, but when you go home, BE at home.
  • Medicine is hard, but it is critical to regain physician control of the process of treating patients.
  • Make yourself happy & do the job; otherwise, you're doing something wrong.