Physician burnout: the impact of social media on mental health and the urgent need for change
Burnout is an increasingly common phenomenon affecting approximately 63 percent of physicians. The etiology is multifactorial, with excessive workloads leading to sleep deprivation and curtailed self-care. Social media is a significant contributor to burnout that we easily overlook.
Perhaps we’re looking for an escape on social media, but is more screen time what we really need?
How does social media use contribute to burnout?
Let’s face it; social media is a time vacuum. …