With 1 in 5 COVID-19 patients receiving a psychiatric diagnosis within 90 days of their COVID diagnosis, it’s obvious the pandemic is wreaking havoc on the population’s mental health, whether its anxiety disorders, insomnia, losing a loved one, losing a job, caring for the sick, or all of the above. Learn what you and your […]
From MedPage Today comes this story about Cliff Willmeng, a registered nurse who was fired from United Hospital in St. Paul, MN, in May 2020. Willmeng believes the hospital board is investigating his conduct due to his standing up for his own safety and that of other nurses when he pressed for hospital scrubs over […]
In a nutshell, imposter syndrome is the overwhelming belief that you’re a fraud, despite objective evidence to the contrary, and it’s rare for any physician to be completely immune. This pattern of thinking can cause pervasive anxiety, frequently contributing to physician burnout. Here are three tips to help overcome these feelings and take positive steps […]
In this survey conducted by Medscape – the National Physician Burnout & Suicide Report 2020 – more than 15,000 physicians were asked about their emotional and physical wellbeing, with 42% reported feeling burned out. Where does your specialty rank on the list?