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 […]
Medscape’s National Physician Burnout and Suicide Report 2020, which surveyed more than 15,000 physicians (prior to the COVID-19 pandemic), found 42% of those interviewed admitted to feeling burned out. Burnout has many causes, but also many solutions. Here are three tips to help you cope on an individualized level.
From KevinMD.com comes the story of Hope Cook, who talks about her two bouts of burnout and how she overcame. “It takes courage, honesty, and a hard look at your role in the situation to overcome burnout. ‘Wusses’ are the ones who refuse to admit burnout and allow it to destroy their relationships, their career, […]