Female doctors more depressed than male counterparts: How you can help
Physician burnout is increasing, and female doctors are having the most issues. A new study found female physicians also experience more symptoms of depression than their male counterparts, and a significant portion of those symptoms result from work-family conflicts.
You’ve heard it before: Physician burnout is a serious problem because it makes care at your hospital worse and makes life harder for everyone at your facility, from staff to patients.
There are various reasons for increased burnout, including bureaucracy, heightened administrative requirements and more hours spent at work than in the past.
Another reason has come to light recently, and it’s one disproportionately affecting