Posts Tagged with burnout

by jantzl on August 6, 2020

Today I was talking with a mentor about our mission. Sometimes when I talk about what we are doing, imposter syndrome kicks in and I sound unenthusiastic and monotone - or maybe what’s really going on, my own uncertainty, comes through. But today, he asked why I talk about “physician wellness” and I was startled by my own burst of energy and emotional response. He genuinely didn’t know - and ...

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by jantzl on May 4, 2020

We’ve been quiet for a few weeks, a little thrown about as everyone has been, by changing circumstances. As a company that serves people in medicine, we had the chance to offer our support. I’m very grateful that a few organizations took us up on that and allowed us to give our knowledge, skills, and facilities to the medical effort. We’ll have some stories posted about that in the coming ...

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by adgrooms on November 8, 2019

What is "joy in work"? Is it showing up to a weekend overnight ER shift jubilantly singing Lionel Ritchie's "All Night Long" as you burst into the hospital? Not really. A career in healthcare is hard stressful work. Joy in work is a purpose that caregivers feel that they need to give the gift of healing and relief to those who are ill or suffering. It is a purpose to help those who are ...

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by adgrooms on October 30, 2019

People talk about the problem of burnout in medicine, coming from different perspectives and using different words. We thought it might be helpful to list the terminologies and associated perspectives/approaches/solutions.

The problem: Various factors in Healthcare cause people to leave medicine, suffer from a higher level of depression, and be at greater risk of ...

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by adgrooms on October 18, 2019

Burnout is a problem in healthcare with many different contributing factors. As we contemplate ways to put an end to burnout, physician scheduling must be considered as part of the solution. Scheduling is a complex and time-consuming task that can be hard to get right in the eyes of everyone on the staff, especially if an organization has a shortage of physicians. This can lead to overworked ...

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