Physician burnout is a growing concern in the medical community, affecting both doctors and healthcare professionals alike. This issue is characterized by feelings of overwhelming stress, exhaustion, and lack of motivation. There are many contributing factors to physician burnout, including long work hours, increased patient loads, and rising expectations from both patients and medical institutions. Moreover, certain job aspects such as documentation requirements and administrative tasks often leave physicians feeling burned out and unhappy with their careers.
In this podcast Dr. Daniela Steyn talks to Dr. Lara Hochman. Dr. Hochman is a Family Medicine physician, and advocate for fellow doctors' wellbeing amidst rising burnout and dissatisfaction. Dr. Hochman’s own experiences led her to discover the ways physicians lost autonomy. As the founder of Happy Day Health, Dr. Hochman helps patients reclaim their focus.
Dr. Hochman discusses the red flag signs of physician burnout and how changing where you work, whether in the hospital system or a private practice, will prevent burnout from happening.
If you or a loved one are suffering from Burnout, have a look at Wellness MD’s Recover from Burnout online course today! This course explains step by step what burnout is, the pathophysiology behind it, and things you can easily implement to heal from burnout and find joy again.
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