Tag: burnout

1. Physicians who committed suicide tended to be older, report having issues with their jobs, and have ongoing physical health or legal issues. 2. Compared with other physicians, surgeons who committed suicide were older and more likely to be receiving care related to mental health. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown:...
1. Survey data from a large national sample of pediatric residents in 2016-2018 showed that more than half met criteria for burnout. 2. Burnout was not significantly associated with any demographic or residency characteristics. Factors significantly associated with an increased risk for burnout included perceived stress, sleepiness, having made a...
1. Increased provider burnout has been associated with poor quality of patient care. 2. The true effect size of this relationship was thought to be smaller than previously reported Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Nearly half of health care providers experience burnout, which has been linked to suicidality, decreased productivity,...
1. Increased competing demands and a more negatively-perceived work climate may contribute to increased rates of burnout amongst female physician-scientists relative to their male counterparts. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Physician burnout is increasingly prevalent, and is more common among certain subgroups, including women. The objective of this national survey was...
Although females currently account for roughly 50% of graduates from U.S. medical schools, there is a skew in terms of which residencies or medical specialties females go into, with females being much less likely to apply to surgical residencies. There is a need to better examine the challenges affecting...
1. In this meta-analysis of available studies, physician burnout was linked to an increased risk of patient safety incidents, professionalism issues, and reduced patient satisfaction. 2. The quality of studies was low to moderate with high heterogeneity. The reporting method of patient safety incidents and professionalism significantly influenced the results...
1. Neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) with higher average admission rates and longstanding electronic health record (EHR) usage were found to have significantly higher provider burnout prevalence than those with lower admit rates and no EHR usage.      Study Rundown: Burnout is a condition characterized by fatigue, detachment, and cynicism...
Image: PD  1. Surgeons were not able to reliably predict their individual level of burnout compared to other physicians.  2. As a result of this survey and feedback tool, almost half stated that they would contemplate changing their behavior to enhance their well-being. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Study Rundown: The authors developed...