Reducing burnout depends on changing the culture of medicine

Reducing burnout depends on changing the culture of medicine

Physicians have the opportunity to shift the systems of health care, as well as the culture of medicine, to help fight back against burnout, according to a presentation at the Ending Physician Burnout Global Summit.Robert Pearl, MD, said it is easy to see how factors such as insufficient reimbursement and bureaucratic tasks can lead to burnout, but the culture of medicine is just as much to blame for poor mental health among physicians.“We understand that what gives doctors joy and fulfillment is the relationship with their patients and the gratitude they receive, and that hasRead More

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