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Charting Pediatrics

Feb 27, 2018

In this episode, we explore the stigmatized topic of physician burnout with Jenny Reese, MD, Director of the Resilience Program at CU Anschutz and Inpatient Medicine at Children's Colorado and Sonja O'Leary, MD, Medical Director of Denver Health's School-Based Health Centers Team.

Drs. Reese and O'Leary share their personal experiences with burnout and offer valuable insights on what physician burnout is, its effects and how hospitals can reduce burnout by implementing preventative measures.

In this episode:

  • Defining burnout and the golden measurement of burnout
  • The three main domains of burnout
  • The prevalence of burnout according to the numbers
  • The trends surrounding burnout over time
  • The effects and realities behind compassion fatigue and the second victim phenomenon amongst physicians
  • Outlining if and how burnout differs according to a physician's gender and parental role
  • Why it's important to implement reflective supervision in the workplace
  • Actions to prevent, normalize and reduce the stigma of burnout in medicine