Network Five Emergency Medicine Journal Club Episode 20 - Burnout reviewing papers on prevalence of burnout in ED physicians, causes and some strategies to combat it.
In the last 10 years, 50,000 articles have been printed about burnout. As healthcare workers, we are exposed to an enormous emotional toll.
William Osler teaches us that a sense of humor and fun helps doctors fight off stress, connect with others, and stops them from taking themselves too seriously.
Burnout: a sustained response to chronic work stress with emotional exhaustion, depersonalisation and perceived lack of personal accomplishment