160 pages | 5 B/W Illus.
This timely aid, filled with 'down to earth' advice, provides invaluable guidance on avoiding burnout and on how to combat it should it occur. The book offers innovative ways to change working practices, shares advice on building protective mechanisms into daily working life and explores the diverse array of career options that are available to doctors.
Addressing the growing body of evidence that highlights burnout as an increasing problem among medical students and junior doctors worldwide, with a lasting impact on those directly affected, on the wider workforce and entire healthcare systems, this book will enable readers to identify and address problems quickly and see how they can build careers that are personally satisfying.
Introduction. What is Burnout? Pressures of the Job. External Pressures. Medical School Burnout. Changing the Way we Work. Finding a Voice. Finding the Right Career. Researcher. Entrepreneur. Medical Writer. Manager. Military Medic. Overseas Doctor. Resilience. Interventions and Seeking Help. Final Thoughts.