Meditation, yoga, and mindfulness aren’t going to solve physician burnout

Recently, my inbox has been overfilled with offers for programs, yoga, meditation, and a whole host of mindfulness training opportunities to combat physician burnout. I think by now everyone knows that doctors are fighting high burnout rates. But, those sending these “special offers” don’t get the root of the problem. We’re not burned out because we work long hours in a stressful job with limited time off. Rather, we are burned out because we are trying to function as doctors in a broken, dysfunctional system. Continue reading ... Your patients are rating you online: How to respond. Manage your online reputation: A social media guide. Find out how.

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