Study: Physician burnout up 10 percent in just three years

In 2011, a group of researchers embarked on a national study to measure burnout among physicians. They found that 45 percent of U.S. doctors met the criteria for burnout, which manifests as emotional exhaustion, a loss of meaning in one’s work, feelings of ineffectiveness, and a tendency to see people as objects rather than fellow humans. Less than a handful of years later, the problem has gotten significantly worse.

By | 2018-01-14T16:39:29+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

PH WINS: Largest-ever survey of public health workers highlights gaps, challenges and opportunity

According to a new, first-of-its-kind survey of the nation’s public health workforce, 38 percent of workers are planning to leave their current positions before the next decade. On its face, that’s a deeply worrisome number. But Brian Castrucci is an optimist — “where there is change, there is opportunity,” he says.

By | 2018-01-22T21:08:49+00:00 November 13th, 2015|2 Comments