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Experts declare physician burnout ‘a public health crisis’

Healio Psychiatric Annals
January 22, 2019

Experts from leading U.S. health organizations deemed physician burnout “a public health crisis” in a recent report.

“Physician burnout has received some attention in recent years, but not enough. As a result, it is both poorly understood and getting worse,” Andrew R. Iliff, MA, JD, lead writer and program manager at Harvard Global Health Institute, told Healio Psychiatry.