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Our latest articles, interviews, and features.

 

REFRAMING CLINICIAN DISTRESS: MORAL INJURY NOT BURNOUT

September 7, 2019

For more than a decade, the term burnout has been used to describe clinician distress. Although some clinicians in federal health care systems may be protected from some of the drivers of burnout, other federal practitioners suffer from rule-driven health care practices and distant, top-down administration.

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MORAL INJURY AND BURNOUT IN MEDICINE: A YEAR OF LESSONS LEARNED

July 26, 2019

As physicians, we suspected that the “burnout” of individual clinicians, though real and epidemic, was actually a symptom of some deeper structural dysfunction in the health care system.

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WHY "BURNOUT" IS THE WRONG TERM FOR PHYSICIAN SUFFERING

July 23, 2019

Physician distress is mounting, but is burnout just the equivalent of gaslighting? Read Drs. Dean and Talbot's latest on Medscape.

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TIME TO RETIRE THE PATIENT CONSUMER

July 16, 2019

Drs. Dean and Talbot discuss the need to move away from the patient consumer in their latest piece for Medical Economics.

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AORN: IT'S MORAL INJURY, NOT BURNOUT

June 9, 2019

As Dr. Dean prepares to speak at the annual AORN Excellence Conference, the Outpatient Surgery journal published a blog on Dr. Dean's upcoming talk.

SOLVING THE DOUBLE BINDS OF MORAL INJURY

April 8, 2019

Drs. Dean and Talbot write on potential solutions for Moral Injury.

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ARE YOUR PHYSICIANS SUFFERING FROM BURNOUT—OR MORAL INJURY?

March 22, 2019

Drs. Dean and Talbot discuss the distinctions between moral injury and the Maslach measures of physician burnout.

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BEYOND BURNOUT: THE REAL PROBLEM FACING DOCTORS IS MORAL INJURY

March 15, 2019

We contend burnout is an inaccurate diagnosis for the condition and instead, that physicians are experiencing moral injury.

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THE REAL REASON DOCS BURN OUT

January 17, 2019

Featured in Medical Economics, Wendy Dean, MD is quoted on the challenges facing physicians. It's not burnout, and yoga isn't working any more.

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MORAL INJURY TO MEDICAL STUDENTS

October 1, 2018

Wendy Dean, MD and Simon Talbot, MD address the challenges facing medical students as they learn the brass tacks of medicine as well as navigate the complicated world of healthcare.

THE HAPPY DOC PODCAST: MORAL INJURY

December 7, 2018

Wendy Dean, MD and Simon Talbot, MD, are featured on the 100th episode of The Happy Doc podcast. More on their solutions for Moral Injury in the link!

THE ACCAD AND KOKA SHOW: EPISODE 31

September 19, 2018

Wendy Dean, MD, and Simon Talbot, MD, were interviewed on Episode 31 of The Accad and Koka Show by hosts Drs. Michel Accad and Anish Kokka.

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PHYSICIANS AREN’T ‘BURNING OUT.’ THEY’RE SUFFERING FROM MORAL INJURY

July 30, 2018

Wendy Dean, MD, and Simon Talbot, MD, explore the origin of burnout with their landmark article on Moral Injury.