burnout

October 7, 2021

Dear Colleagues,

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted physicians around the province, all of whom are experiencing greater stress and burnout. In fact, the Physician Health Program has never been busier, experiencing a 58% increase in the number of physicians seeking help since 2019. While...

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March 3, 2021

As doctors across BC try to meet the unprecedented demands that the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on them, reports of physician burnout are increasing. But what does burnout actually look like? How do you recognize the early warning signs so you can take steps to prevent it? And where do doctors...

Physician Burnout
March 18, 2020

Many physicians are on the front lines of the COVID-19 public health emergency, working hard to support patients and their families during this difficult time. With high demands due to the crisis, physicians may also feel anxiety and increased stress. 

The Physician Health Program (PHP)...

May 31, 2019

At one point or another, we’ve all likely felt the effects of burnout in our workplace – feeling exhausted, unmotivated to do our work, and experiencing an overall lack of interest in our work. Until now, burnout has been classified as a problem related to life management. But last week, the...

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...