A practical approach to work-life balance

Drew Boxler
Drew Boxler

Editor of Physicians Practice

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Logan Lutton
Logan Lutton

Associate Editor, Medical Economics and Physician's Practice

From ACP’s 2021 Internal Medicine Meeting

At the American College of Physicians (ACP) Internal Medicine Meeting 2021, Jason S. Schneider, MD, FACP , associate professor of medicine at Emory University, gave a presentation advising physicians on how to achieve a better work-life integration.

The challenge of achieving a work-life balance, he said, has been complicated by such factors as an increased workplace demand during the Covid-19 pandemic, longer workdays and responsibility “creep”, the notion that relaxation and recreation are becoming harder to accomplish, and increased demands of family life and parenting.

Below is Schneider’s ‘practice approach’ to attaining a work-life balance: