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Stats from Medscape

  • Of 15,000+ physicians from 29 specialties surveyed, 42% reported burnout in 2018.
  • Female physicians are two times at greater risk for burnout than men.
  • Physician burnout is worse than burnout for other US adults, which is much lower and not increasing.
  • Burnout is causing physicians to leave the workplace and could jeopardize quality of care.
  • Burnout among employed versus self-employed physicians is the same.
  • 70% categorized burnout with colloquial depression (i.e., feeling down, blue, sad).

We hope the following resources will be helpful if you are experiencing burnout:


Articles & Videos:



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

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

Stress Basics

Doctors Make Mistakes: Can we talk about that?

How to Make Stress Your Friend

How to Stay Calm When You Know You'll Be Stressed

The Art of Stress Free Productivity



Medscape National Physician Burnout & Depression Report 2018

Silence Is the Enemy for Doctors Who Have Depression

Feeling Good



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

Burnout Proof Mobile App

Mayo Clinic CEO Dr. John Noseworthy on Physician Burnout and Value-Based Care

Build a Better Day Off

Physician Burnout Births the First MD Rapper who will Revolutionize American Healthcare

The Art of Stillness

Got a Meeting? Take a Walk



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



Teaching Doctors to be Mindful

How Mindfulness Can Make for Better Doctors

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




Mindful Medicine

The Happy MD

Tom Murphy, MD

Institute for Physician Integration

Mayo Clinic Physician Well-Being Program

UMASS Center for Mindfulness in Medicine

Federation of State Physician Health Programs (FSPHP)