Concern that the scientific growth of medicine has come at the expense of the art of medicine is not new. However, should we consider that not only does this impact the quality and practice of medicine, but might it also contribute to the rampant burnout in physicians? Does a narrow focus on the linear, scientific thinking that characterizes medical education and training mean that physicians are more vulnerable to the …
Post Author: Jacqueline Huntly, MD, MPH
Dr. Huntly’s clients range from those looking to stay in clinical medicine to those looking to transition into non-clinical careers or even non-medical careers. Her signature coaching program, Thrive to Lead MD, creates a structured pathway for physicians to incorporate their core values, strengths, and aspirations into the realization of fulfilling career goals.
She sees the humanities as offering a resource for physicians in developing individual humanity, self-leadership skills, well-being, and burnout prevention.
Dr. Huntly retired as a board-certified preventive medicine physician after a career working in urgent care and general practice, women’s health, and academic family medicine.
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