Tag: Physician well being

Burnout on the rise among anesthesiologists since pandemic

Editor's Note A November 2022 survey of American Society of Anesthesiologists members found that, post-pandemic, anesthesiologists are experiencing unprecedented levels of workplace stress and staffing shortages. The findings were published in the November 2023 issue of the journal Anesthesiology.  The authors surveyed the US attending members of the American Society…

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By: Brita Belli
November 9, 2023
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Physician burnout increasing in US, COVID-19 one of many factors

Editor's Note An October 2023 investigative study published by JAMA Network looked at physician burnout among US physicians over the past 5 years and found that burnout is increasing, JAMA October 6 reports. According to the study, burnout is a threat to the US healthcare system and physicians' ability to…

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By: Brita Belli
October 9, 2023
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Survey: Financial well-being of surgical residents

Editor's Note Poor personal financial health has been linked to well-being, including burnout, substance abuse, and worsening personal relationships. This secondary analysis of a survey led by the Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut examines the financial well-being of surgical residents in New England. A total of 250 surgical…

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By: Judy Mathias
May 11, 2023
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Effect of night float call on sleep, activity, well-being

Editor's Note This study from Stanford University finds that anesthesia residents who worked night float call rotations slept the same number of hours, but had less REM sleep, were more fatigued, and had less positive affect. All of these resolved a week after their rotation except fatigue. A total of…

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By: Judy Mathias
April 5, 2023
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