Tag: burnout

“Burnout” ~ a smokescreen for human rights abuse →

“Burnout” is a smokescreen for rampant human rights violations in medicine. Am I losing anyone here? Let me break it down. “Burnout” is a complete mental and physical collapse from overwork. Psychiatrists define it as a job-related dysphoria in an individual without

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Surgeon General’s Warning: Medical school may kill your child. →

Cheryl lost her son Sean to suicide in medical school. Just a few months ago. Her only child. Cheryl didn’t know that medical students were at high risk of suicide—until her son was dead. Nobody warned her. Rhonda lost her

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Our town lost 8 doctors to suicide. Here’s why. (Dinner & documentary with Dr. Wible) →

Jumping off hospital rooftops, hanging themselves in janitorial closets, overdoing on drugs—our doctors are dying by suicide. Why?  Join us Friday, November 11 at Tsunami Books in Eugene, Oregon, for a marvelous Mediterranean dinner to celebrate Dr. Wible’s book, Physician

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Meditation is not the treatment for human rights abuse →

Doctors who complain about inhumane working conditions are often labeled as “burned out” or “lacking resilience” or even “disruptive.” Their employers respond by mandating resiliency classes so they can learn mindfulness, deep breathing, or yoga. Victims get instructed in work-life

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Medical student: “They’re training us to abuse patients in assembly-line clinics.” →

Dear Dr. Wible,  So I just walked out of clinic today and I have to tell you I feel awful. Just awful. I was so excited to work at this particular clinic and now having seen how we went through

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