burnout

November 5, 2018

As we try to reconcile claims of fiscal responsibility with promises of support to improve healthcare, the question remains: What’s a doctor worth?

With unsustainable healthcare costs, frighteningly high rates of physician burnout and suicide, and a societal trend towards anti-science and...

MD4Wellness
September 12, 2018

For physicians across BC, the pressure of the job and working in isolation from other colleagues can lead to severe burnout, with symptoms ranging from exhaustion to lack of efficiency to deep depression or worse. Relieving physician burnout is vital for a stable health care system and for the...

May 22, 2018

New physicians in BC are keen to work in team environments where ‘someone has their backs’ – where they will benefit from collegial relationships in which experienced physician mentors can help them navigate those early practice years.

That was the key theme at a panel discussion of new...