5 ways to get out of the physician burnout black hole

Practicing medicine with all of its responsibilities often reminds me of a black hole. It seems each time something new is added it gets pushed into the vast vortex of the black hole, hidden from those around you and jumbled with everything you are expected to do. People around you see the world as you present it. They rarely get a glimpse through the pinhole to the expansiveness that is beyond the surface. Seeing the black hole that is medicine as infinite, you hold much more than the weight of the world on your shoulders. At times, it may feel impossible to know where one task or obligation starts and another one ends. As a physician’s career charges ahead, it can feel like you’ve l...

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