The January issue of ACS Surgery News is available on the website. Thisfeatures a special report on burnout. A new paradigm of burnout is emerging: The roots of the problem may be institutional. Addressing physician burnout must begin with recognition of the challenge and a commitment to change from the top levels of management, according to a study by Tait D. Shanafelt, MD, and John Noseworthy, MD, of the Mayo Clinic.
Don’t miss our annual Meet the Editorial Advisory Board feature. This year, we welcome seven new members: Joshua A. Broghammer, MD, FACS; Samer G. Mattar, MD, FACS; Arden M. Morris, MD, FACS; Rudolfo J. Oviedo, MD, FACS; Kevin M. Reavis, MD, FACS; Michael D. Sarap, MD, FACS; and Gary Timmerman, MD, FACS. On behalf of the editors and our readers, we sincerely thank our members who have finished their term. These colleagues have given of their time and expertise for the benefit of their fellow surgeons. They have earned our admiration and gratitude.