Dr. Avi Cooper sits down with Drs. Jacqueline O’Toole and Sandra Zaeh to discuss their paper "Balancing Demands: Determinants of Burnout Reported by Fellows in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine".
Burnout is common among physicians who care for critically ill patients and is known to contribute to worse patient outcomes. Fellows training in pulmonary and critical care medicine (PCCM) have risk factors that make them susceptible to burnout; for example, clinical environments that require increased intellectual and emotional demands with long hours. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education has recognized the increasing importance of trainee burnout and encourages training programs to address burnout.
Read the article discussed in today's episode here.
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