03/21/19

Physician burnout is a serious matter, but not unsolvable

Physician burnout is a serious matter with serious risks, but not an unsolvable one. Recently, OBHG's Medical Director of Operations, Dr. Susan Wilson, shared her perspective on physician burnout with Physician's Weekly

“Rather than industry leaders joining with physicians to tackle the institutional dynamics fueling clinician burnout, physicians are urged to try yoga and meditation and to manage stress better. That’s not fair, accurate, or the most impactful approach to burnout,” wrote Dr. Wilson. 

Seeking help from a professional advisor, cutting back on work hours and making practice changes are among the options Dr. Wilson explores in the article. She also suggests a career as a hospitalist or related career options. Click here to read the full article.