About one in five clinicians considers quitting because of pandemic
April 7, 2021
“There are a substantial number of employees and trainees who are experiencing major stress and work disruptions because of the pandemic.”
Senate confirms Murthy as Surgeon General
March 25, 2021
He is not new to this role.
How to make resident mental health care stigma free
March 8, 2021
Opt-out programs offer a counterbalance to many negative tendencies in residency, said Dr. Lisa Meeks.
Roots of physician burnout: It’s the work load
February 19, 2021
Cutting-edge research utilizes cognitive theory and work load analysis to get at the roots of the crisis among practitioners.
The Match and COVID-19: Stolen interviews, swag bags, and stress
February 4, 2021
“It’s really hard to get a real feel for the program when you’ve not been there in person.”
COVID-19 drives physician burnout for some specialties
January 25, 2021
Women in medicine traditionally have experienced higher levels of burnout than men, and the pandemic seems to have widened that gap.
Physicians react: Doctors worry about patients reading their clinical notes
January 11, 2021
As part of the 21st Century Cures Act, patients will now have the right to see their medical notes.
Hospital volumes start to fall again, even as COVID-19 soars
December 24, 2020
There was a much bigger crash in admissions, observation visits, and ED visits last spring than in November.
COVID-related harm to HCWs must be tracked more rigorously: NAS panel
December 15, 2020
Although the data are still limited, the prevalence of burnout and suicide points to a serious concern, according to the report.
Biden chooses California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to head HHS
December 7, 2020
Although his public health experience is limited, he served on the Congressional Ways and Means Committee overseeing health-related issues.