US surgeon general: Confronting burnout ‘must be a top national priority’

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, issued an advisory addressing the alarming rate of burnout among health care workers.“The nation’s health depends on the well-being of our health workforce,” Murthy said in an HHS press release. “Confronting the long-standing drivers of burnout among our health workers must be a top national priority. COVID-19 has been a uniquely traumatic experience for the health workforce and for their families, pushing them past their breaking point. Now, we owe them a debt of gratitude and action. And if we fail to act, we will placeRead More