Physician Burnout – Is This a “Doom Loop” Problem?

Burnout continues to be a pervasive issue among physicians. The annual Lifestyle Report by Medscape focuses on physician responses to an extensive survey about burnout and depression. How prevalent are these factors, how do they affect physicians’ lives, and how does this affect the quality of health care?  This article, by Carol Peckham in the January 17, 2018 issue of Medscape provides details. You can access the survey article by clicking HERE.

Is this a “Doom Loop” problem? Attitude and behavioral change occurs over time when an individual is in the same job and performs essentially the same tasks over and over again for an extended period of time. Read about how this happens by clicking HERE to go to the Doom Loop site.

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