From not blaming everything on the EHR to taking care of yourself, a few strategies to improve your symptoms of physician burnout.
Burnout is driving good doctors out of the profession."Some studies show that 38 percent of practicing physicians say they are thinking about quitting, retiring, or otherwise cutting back," says Dan Diamond, MD, a Bremerton, Wash.-based family physician and consultant. But burnout doesn't have to be a career ender. Recognizing and addressing burnout can help you make the changes that will revitalize your job rather than ruin it.Here are a few suggestions for taking back your career and pushing burnout to the side.Click here to download a PDF of this slideshow.