A survey shows there's nothing inherent about being a physician that leads to burnout. The problems are long hours and shame about errors.
The third blog post in the series, Reducing Falls For Older Adults, offers recommendations for remaining physically active to reduce the risk of falling.
Stanford cardiologist Rahul Sharma spent nearly a month in quarantine after a mild case of COVID-19. He describes how the experience changed him.
Stanford mental health experts offer tips for handling the uniques stressors faced by health care workers treating patients during the coronavirus pandemic.
Electronic health records are not user-friendly according to a survey of physicians, which also linked these results with burnout.
Jacqueline Genovese reflects on a dinner and discussion series that lets Stanford physicians experience the "slow medicine of literature."
Taking an overview look at research into burnout and quality of care, Stanford researchers confirm a link between burned-out providers and poor care.
Improved nutrition — and access to healthy foods — can reduce the effects of sleep deprivation in physicians, new Stanford Medicine ressearch suggests.
WellMD, Stanford's physician wellness program, is featured in the recent issue of Stanford Medicine magazine. It also features a 1:2:1 podcast on burnout.
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.