Recently, I attended a conference where a recognized expert in physician burnout was a keynote speaker. As I sat through this lecture on physician burnout, it struck me that we may be approaching burnout in an entirely wrong way. We either look at it from a disease standpoint along the lines of PTSD or depression. Alternatively, we view it as Read more...

We are all panicked over student loan debt. The size of the loan can be worrisome — sometimes overwhelming. The average medical student debt is over $160,000, and it’s not unusual to owe $300,000 to $450,000! The compounded interest is growing every day and adding to your anxiety. Most early career physicians state the stress related to paying off these loans is their greatest emotional burden. Think about that — ...

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