Fully reversing the tide of physician burnout requires addressing deep issues within the culture of the health care system, Stanford Medicine leaders write.
Physician burnout costs health care organizations about $7,600 annually for each physician they employ, Stanford researchers have found.
Firefighters, lawyers, teachers and other professionals have plenty to teach physicians about avoiding burnout and finding meaning in their work.
In a recent article, medical student Yoo Jung Kim and a co-author offer a few steps to promote a culture of well-being for trainees in academic science.
A soon-to-graduate medical student talks about the challenges of studying and practicing medicine and encourages doctors-in-training to ask for help when they need it.
Physicians are more satisfied in their jobs, a Stanford survey finds, but they're less happy than workers in other fields.
Stanford Medicine hosted an office decorating contest to help share the holiday spirit for those who have to work between Christmas and New Year's.
Physician burnout leads to higher job turnover rates and increased financial costs to institutions, Stanford researchers find.
In a Health Affairs piece, a group of physician leaders discuss the importance of a chief wellness officer and provide guidance on how to integrate the job into health system leadership.
Empathy is a skill that physicians can learn and, writes Dean Lloyd Minor, it’s definitely a skill worth learning.
Stanford's Tait Shanafelt is working to address physician burnout, which impacts physicians' quality of life as well as patient care.
A new study examined the role of physician burnout in medical errors.
Stanford Medicine magazine explores how vital hearing and listening are for our well-being, and the science behind discoveries that could improve how we do both.
The president of the Association of American Medical Colleges details factors that contribute to physician burnout and broad cultural changes that can help.