Tag Archive for ‘physician burnout’
The ACS has compiled several resources to support surgeons and residents who are experiencing periods of distress.
In this article, several of the College’s Fellows describe their own experience with burnout, how they have avoided it, and offer strategies to help counteract its effects.
The Bulletin will be publishing excerpts from the Board of Governors’ Committee on Physician Competency and Health guidebook titled Being Well and Staying Competent: Challenges for the Surgeon, which is posted on the members-only Web portal. The following is the first article in that series.
Acknowledging the multiple challenges surgeons currently face, the Board of Governors’ Committee on Physician Competency and Health has continued its efforts to both delineate these issues and provide educational programs and support services aimed at promoting physician well-being. This article provides an update on the recent activities of the committee.