Tag - burnout

My Locum Tenens Experience: Finding the Cure for Physician Burnout

July 9th, 2015 “I needed a break, and I needed to take a step back and spend some more time with my family,” Dr. Geraghty shares. “And I knew I needed something different if I was going to keep practicing medicine.”

Physician Burnout: Trends from the 2015 Medscape Report

June 24th, 2015 Forty-six percent of physicians say they’re burned out, an increase of 6 percent since 2012, according to Medscape’s 2015 Physician Lifestyle Report. This lack of engagement affects not only physicians’ work but their finances, willingness to volunteer, and even their physical health.

5 Alternative Careers for Physicians

January 5th, 2015 Feeling burned out from the daily grind of private practice or hospital employment? Fortunately, there are several other careers to pursue that allow you to use your extensive medical knowledge and desire to help others — without the exhaustion of 80-hour work weeks.

Is Locum Tenens the Answer to Physician Burnout?

December 5th, 2014 There is a growing concern in the healthcare industry: physician burnout. Many doctors are feeling overworked and often disheartened. In fact, according to a recent survey from The Physicians Foundation, only 19 percent of doctors report being willing to take on more patients—and 80 percent are at capacity or overextended.