In a previous article, I have described the physician burnout epidemic as a raging river whose features included safety nets designed to catch people before “going over the falls,” the need to teach individual survival skills (e.g., resilience), evaluating your raft and river guide for safety (employers and their leadership), and so on:

The "rapid" pace of change in the health care industry is so volatile, so ...

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I've been river rafting just one time in my life. We paid for a guided trip down Idaho's famous "River of No Return — the Salmon," and spent the day traveling stretches of rapids and stretches of calm. It was exhilarating enough for a newbie but not enough to ever feel like my life or livelihood was seriously at risk. But I've also seen that same river at flood stage, and ...

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