Are you emotionally exhausted even after rest? Do you find yourself short tempered or irritable when interacting with patients, colleagues or staff? Have you questioned the value of continuing to try when your efforts feel futile? These are all symptoms of burnout.
Burnout is a real fear amongst everyone, to include doctors. No one wants wake up to the realization that they want to quit or a feeling of worthlessness. Learn from Dr. Dike Drummond, CEO of TheHappyMD.com about the symptoms of burnout and how to combat them.
Dr. Drummond describes the three primary symptoms of burnout and explains the different ways that women and men experience them. Finally he provides advice on how physicians can identify and combat these symptoms to prevent burnout.
Read the article to learn more about what your mind and body are telling you and how to avoid or conquer burnout.