It is time we stopped framing resident burnout in a certain way. Let’s be honest, the current descriptions give us nothing to build on.
How is burnout currently framed?
In a strict academic sense, we are guided by clear, globally accepted definitions. We are familiar with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, depersonalization, emotional exhaustion, and reduced personal accomplishment, as well as the various questionnaires and indexes.
However, in the real world, in the hospital and clinics, …