US News & World Report recently published its state healthcare rankings, based on three measures: access to healthcare, quality of care, and overall health of the population, measuring rates of obesity, smoking, suicide, mental health, and mortality for adults and infants. At the top, Hawaii was the clear winner. At the bottom, Mississippi. Where does […]
From MedPage Today comes this inspirational story about Christopher Veal, a medical student at UVM’s Larner College of Medicine who is calling on medical school leaders to change their culture and adjust their programs to screen for suicidal ideation and mental health early on in student life. Veal decided to speak up after a friend […]
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.
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?