Physician and trainee mental health is a popular topic being researched today. According to a paper published by Shanafelt and Noseworthy of the Mayo Clinic in 2016, over 50% of physicians are experiencing symptoms of burnout! They also describe how this issue can influence quality of care, patient safety, physician turnover, physician turnover and patient satisfaction.
So the Learn Psych Podcast wanted to further explore this topic, so we welcome back Dr. Kate Baker to discuss her role in our department’s house officer mental health program. We also discuss different coping strategies and ways to combat burnout that anyone can benefit from. Hope you enjoy it!
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