What can administrators and ObGyns do together to reduce physician burnout?
Ms. DiVenere is Officer, Government and Political Affairs, at the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in Washington, DC.
Dr. Gabbe is Emeritus CEO and Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.
With 50% of medical students, residents, and physicians experiencing burnout across the country, physician burnout is a realty that must be dealt with. The employer role in addressing the issue cannot be overstated. In this audiocast, listen to Ms. DiVenere and Dr. Gabbe discuss how administrators can evaluate their physician core for burnout (both formally and informally), how an institution can ease a feeling of loss of control for its physicians, and Dr. Gabbe's positive approach to uplifting his day-to-day mood.