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Research Letter
Physician Work Environment and Well-Being
June 2018

Correlates and Outcomes of Physician Burnout Within a Large Academic Medical Center

Author Affiliations
  • 1Center for Excellence in Healthcare Communication, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 2Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 3Office of Patient Experience, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
JAMA Intern Med. 2018;178(6):856-858. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.0019

Physician burnout is increasingly recognized as a systemic health care problem.1 Prior research has identified the adverse impact on physician health and patient care.2 Recently, studies have begun to examine the impact on health care delivery.3 We assessed the correlates and outcomes of physician burnout in a single health system.