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How Physicians Avoid Burnout

The pressures from third-party payers, government stakeholders, and health systems, as well as the day-to-day stresses of the job have led to an increasing number of physicians experiencing professional burnout. We asked our advisory board how they avoid this alarming issue, here's what they said.

Work/Life Balance

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The results of the 2016 Great American Physician (GAP) survey are revealing; most physicians don't have enough time for their personal life.

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Physicians have minimal downtime — something that can protect against burnout. However, when given a long weekend, they often dabble in work activities.


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