burnout

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...

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...