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Physician burnout

A look at how burnout affects providers, their patients, and the centers that employ them.
Anger is fraying the doctor-patient relationshipAn exclusive physician poll shows practices face more patient anger, and the cause is largely financial anxiety.
Exclusive report: Physician income is actually improvingPrimary care physicians see their practices improve as they become more nimble in a fast-changing world
Reexamining the 80-hour medical resident workweek
Reexamining the 80-hour medical resident workweekWith the recent publication of the results of the FIRST (Flexibility in Duty Hour Requirements for Surgical Trainees) trial, residency duty hours are again in the news.
Recommendations to get you thinking about how you can improve your work/life balance and guard against burnout. How to gain control.
Manage the complexity of practicing medicineGovernment mandates and payer demands have physicians more stretched than ever, but there are strategies to help alleviate the burden.
Volunteering: The benefits and risks for physiciansUsing your medical skills to help out in the community can be rewarding, but physicians must make sure they consider the liability implications before lending a hand.
Physicians feeling over-worked, abandoning independent practiceA new workforce survey shows physicians are feeling over-extended and shifting toward hospital employment .
Physician volunteer programs can revive your passion for medicine, while boosting your careerWith changing requirements and regulations, it’s easy for physicians to get caught up in the day-to-day tasks. One way to break free of that daily grind is to volunteer your medical services.
Dearth of primary care students not a surpriseA reader comments on the difficulties of practicing primary care medicine in today's healthcare system.