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This Viewpoint describes the differentiation of burnout from major depressive disorder and advises that physicians’ well-being would be augmented by considering both as possible causes of personal difficulties.
This Special Communication elaborates on the concept of microaggressions and provides suggestions for how recipients or bystanders can respond to them.
This cross-sectional survey study examines the factors associated with satisfaction at work in academic health care centers.
This cohort study uses data from the US Healthy Work Place study to examine characteristics of health care organizations that are associated with clinician trust in the organization.
In this narrative medicine essay, a physician finds in the motion of diastole, the process of letting go and filling up, an apt metaphor for how to handle the burnout, anxiety, and depression of medical training.
This systematic review examines whether surgical complications in their patients adversely affect the health of surgeons.
This Viewpoint discusses how physician burnout, depression, and suicide can arise from guilt feelings that physicians have sublimated into their work.
This study evaluates the association of gender differences with the perceived quality of life of head and neck oncological surgeons.
This survey study of physician mothers examines the association between increased domestic workload and career dissatisfaction, and whether this association differs between proceduralists and nonproceduralists.
This Viewpoint discusses the importance of trust between physicians for ensuring quality care and reducing physician burnout; shares physicians’ stories about trust and mistrust of their peers and colleagues; and proposes a set of initial principles intended to foster physician-physician trust.
This Viewpoint discusses the importance of reciprocal trust between patients and physicians, identifies reasons physicians may not trust their patients, and proposes ways physicians can communicate their trust directly to patients.
This survey study evaluates behavioral health risks and burnout among physician mothers who have caregiving responsibilities for persons in addition to their patients and children.
This survey study assesses trends and factors associated with physician burnout in a large academic medical faculty practice.
This article describes a method for decreasing physician burnout by standardizing criteria for defining burnout and describing a framework to deconstruct burnout.
This essay describes the importance of, and decline of membership in, specialty medical societies.
In this narrative medicine essay, the author recounts her history of alcohol misuse as a response to professional anxiety and sense of imperfection and the healing quality of sharing her story with her university medical center students, trainees, and colleagues.
This Viewpoint discusses the barriers to physicians’ seeking treatment for depression, burnout, and suicide ideation; reviews the pros and cons of establishing a mental health screening protocol for physicans; and calls for research on the effect screening has on mental health outcomes.
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