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Prioritizing physician wellness: Reducing burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

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Prioritizing physician wellness: Reducing burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

"Ultimately, patients need doctors to help them be healthy, and need their doctors to be healthy to help them! Unless interventions are done now, our health care system risks a…
January 31, 2022

Prioritizing physician wellness: Reducing burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

“Ultimately, patients need doctors to help them be healthy, and need their doctors to be healthy to help them! Unless interventions are done now, our health care system risks a downward spiral. While the pandemic has brought increased levels of stress and burnout, it has prompted us to take action on mitigating this serious issue. Hospitals, practices, administrators, and physicians must realize that working together to combat burnout is essential for the health of our entire health care system.”

Lalitha Sundararaman is an anesthesiologist.

She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, “Prioritizing physician wellness: Reducing burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.”

Reflect and earn 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CME for this episode.

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