There are a lot of things happening in the current healthcare environment that make medicine a tough field for anyone. It truly is no wonder that physician burnout is occurring in epidemic proportions and that suicide rates are skyrocketing as well. We are frustrated. We are overworked. And we have less and less people that value… Read the Post »
Another physician recently asked the large Physician Mom Group for their take on the causes of burnout in women. The usual list of things filled the comments: EHR Too many patients, too little time Too many meetings Others expecting 100% all the time at work and at home Managing home and work life Being the breadwinner… Read the Post »
The American Medical Association has deemed September as Women in Medicine month. #WIMMonth And TODAY, is Women in Medicine Day! I’m off and enjoying a night out with some girlfriends (not in medicine) to celebrate. If we learned anything on September 1st, it’s that physician moms have a huge voice, support for each other, and are… Read the Post »
Gary Tigges says “female physicians do not work as hard” and nothing needs to be “done”.
Dear Diary, Some patient’s are @$$holes. I’ve read multiple articles about dealing with difficult patients (this one is probably one of my favorites) and sometimes I take pride in how well I can calm a disgruntled patient myself. Yet, I’ve also noticed, more and more, that when we promise to “do no harm” to patients, that… Read the Post »