TheHappyMD Blog https://www.thehappymd.com/blog Stop Physician Burnout, Build Better Physician Leaders | The Happy MD en-us Sun, 20 Nov 2022 21:15:57 GMT 2022-11-20T21:15:57Z en-us Stop Physician Burnout - What to do when a patient says thank you https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/stop-physician-burnout-what-to-do-when-a-patient-says-thank-you <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/stop-physician-burnout-what-to-do-when-a-patient-says-thank-you" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.thehappymd.com/hubfs/Burnout%20and%20three%20energy%20banks%20thank%20you%20full%20social%20size.jpg" alt="Stop Physician Burnout - What to do when a patient says thank you" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div class="hs-migrated-cms-post" style="text-align: center;"> <h2 style="text-align: left;"><strong>To prevent physician burnout, you must manage your three internal Energy Banks</strong></h2> <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">A Thank You from a patient or family member can top up all three accounts, but ONLY if you know what to do and say in that moment.</span></p> <p style="font-weight: normal; text-align: left;">"Thank You" is like rocket fuel because it provides an instant infusion of Spiritual Energy, reconnecting you with the purpose in your practice.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal; text-align: left;">Unfortunately, most doctors deflect thank yous and miss this golden opportunity to prevent burnout.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal; text-align: left;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">This is another lesson we never received in Med School, Residency or Fellowship - How to RECIEVE a Thank You with Elegance and Grace.</span><br><br></p> <blockquote> <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">NOTE:</span><br><span style="font-weight: normal;">This is Part 3 of 3 in our Series on Physician Energy Management. Here are the first two:</span><br><span style="font-weight: normal;">Part 1 - <a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-has-nothing-to-do-with-your-batteries-being-run-down"><em>Physician energy&nbsp;has nothing to do with batteries being run down</em></a></span><br><span style="font-weight: normal;">Part 2 - <a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-and-doctors-3-energy-banks"><em>Physician's 3 Energy Banks</em></a><br><br></span></p> </blockquote> <span style="font-size: 14px;"><em><span style="color: #1949a8; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold;">~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~</span><br><span style="font-weight: bold; color: #cf5f30; font-size: 14px;">Stop Physician Burnout, Build Your Ideal Practice</span><br><span style="font-size: 14px;">With our 3-Layer&nbsp;Physician Support ECOSYSTEM</span><br><span style="font-size: 14px;">Training - Weekly Coaching - A Community of Like-Minded Physicians</span><br><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-weight: bold; color: #1949a8;">Burnout Proof MD&nbsp;</span>-&nbsp;<a href="https://support.thehappymd.com/bpmd-thmd-webinar-sign-up">Learn More and Get Started</a></span><br><span style="font-weight: bold; color: #1949a8;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~</span><br></span></em></span> <span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 1em; font-weight: bold;"><br></span> <span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 1em; font-weight: bold;"></span> </div> <div class="hs-migrated-cms-post"> <span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 1em; font-weight: bold;">&nbsp;</span> </div> <div class="hs-migrated-cms-post"> <h2><strong>The Thank You Connection to Spirit</strong></h2> <p><strong>Spirit in your practice is your connection to PURPOSE. </strong><span style="font-weight: normal;">You must have reminders you are making a difference and serving a purpose regularly or your Spiritual Energy Bank becomes drained. At that point, the little voice in your head might start whispering, "What's the use."</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: normal;">That little voice phrase, "<em>What's the use. I'm really not making a difference or serving a purpose here</em>," is actually the third symptom of burnout.</span></p> <p><strong>Here's how I discovered the Thank You connection to Spirit.</strong></p> <p><strong>It was by accident, early in my physician coaching practice. </strong><span style="font-weight: normal;">I was looking for a way to help doctors remember what they enjoy about seeing patients</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">I asked hundreds of my physician clients:<br><br></span></p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-weight: bold; color: #cf5f30;"><em>"Tell me about your last Ideal Patient Visit"</em></span></h2> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>You know the one...<br><br></strong><span style="font-weight: normal;">That special interaction, during an otherwise busy day, that lights you up. Where, at the end of the day, you said to yourself,</span></p> <blockquote> <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-weight: normal;">"<em>oh yeah, that's why I became a doctor in the first place,</em>" with a little fist pump.<br></span></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-weight: normal;">Or when you get home, you say, "<em>Honey, sit down, I have to tell you what happened at work today."</em></span><strong><br></strong></p> </blockquote> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><em>About ten doctors into this inquiry, a pattern began to emerge that has held true to this day - across hundreds of doctors.&nbsp;<br></em></span> <blockquote> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">97% of the time</span> that feeling of satisfaction and accomplishment comes from two words the patient, or a family member, said to you.</strong></p> </blockquote> </div> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/stop-physician-burnout-what-to-do-when-a-patient-says-thank-you" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.thehappymd.com/hubfs/Burnout%20and%20three%20energy%20banks%20thank%20you%20full%20social%20size.jpg" alt="Stop Physician Burnout - What to do when a patient says thank you" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div class="hs-migrated-cms-post" style="text-align: center;"> <h2 style="text-align: left;"><strong>To prevent physician burnout, you must manage your three internal Energy Banks</strong></h2> <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">A Thank You from a patient or family member can top up all three accounts, but ONLY if you know what to do and say in that moment.</span></p> <p style="font-weight: normal; text-align: left;">"Thank You" is like rocket fuel because it provides an instant infusion of Spiritual Energy, reconnecting you with the purpose in your practice.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal; text-align: left;">Unfortunately, most doctors deflect thank yous and miss this golden opportunity to prevent burnout.</p> <p style="font-weight: normal; text-align: left;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">This is another lesson we never received in Med School, Residency or Fellowship - How to RECIEVE a Thank You with Elegance and Grace.</span><br><br></p> <blockquote> <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">NOTE:</span><br><span style="font-weight: normal;">This is Part 3 of 3 in our Series on Physician Energy Management. Here are the first two:</span><br><span style="font-weight: normal;">Part 1 - <a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-has-nothing-to-do-with-your-batteries-being-run-down"><em>Physician energy&nbsp;has nothing to do with batteries being run down</em></a></span><br><span style="font-weight: normal;">Part 2 - <a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-and-doctors-3-energy-banks"><em>Physician's 3 Energy Banks</em></a><br><br></span></p> </blockquote> <span style="font-size: 14px;"><em><span style="color: #1949a8; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold;">~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~</span><br><span style="font-weight: bold; color: #cf5f30; font-size: 14px;">Stop Physician Burnout, Build Your Ideal Practice</span><br><span style="font-size: 14px;">With our 3-Layer&nbsp;Physician Support ECOSYSTEM</span><br><span style="font-size: 14px;">Training - Weekly Coaching - A Community of Like-Minded Physicians</span><br><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-weight: bold; color: #1949a8;">Burnout Proof MD&nbsp;</span>-&nbsp;<a href="https://support.thehappymd.com/bpmd-thmd-webinar-sign-up">Learn More and Get Started</a></span><br><span style="font-weight: bold; color: #1949a8;"><span style="font-size: 14px;">~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~</span><br></span></em></span> <span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 1em; font-weight: bold;"><br></span> <span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 1em; font-weight: bold;"></span> </div> <div class="hs-migrated-cms-post"> <span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 1em; font-weight: bold;">&nbsp;</span> </div> <div class="hs-migrated-cms-post"> <h2><strong>The Thank You Connection to Spirit</strong></h2> <p><strong>Spirit in your practice is your connection to PURPOSE. </strong><span style="font-weight: normal;">You must have reminders you are making a difference and serving a purpose regularly or your Spiritual Energy Bank becomes drained. At that point, the little voice in your head might start whispering, "What's the use."</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: normal;">That little voice phrase, "<em>What's the use. I'm really not making a difference or serving a purpose here</em>," is actually the third symptom of burnout.</span></p> <p><strong>Here's how I discovered the Thank You connection to Spirit.</strong></p> <p><strong>It was by accident, early in my physician coaching practice. </strong><span style="font-weight: normal;">I was looking for a way to help doctors remember what they enjoy about seeing patients</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">I asked hundreds of my physician clients:<br><br></span></p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-weight: bold; color: #cf5f30;"><em>"Tell me about your last Ideal Patient Visit"</em></span></h2> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>You know the one...<br><br></strong><span style="font-weight: normal;">That special interaction, during an otherwise busy day, that lights you up. Where, at the end of the day, you said to yourself,</span></p> <blockquote> <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-weight: normal;">"<em>oh yeah, that's why I became a doctor in the first place,</em>" with a little fist pump.<br></span></p> <p style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-weight: normal;">Or when you get home, you say, "<em>Honey, sit down, I have to tell you what happened at work today."</em></span><strong><br></strong></p> </blockquote> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><em>About ten doctors into this inquiry, a pattern began to emerge that has held true to this day - across hundreds of doctors.&nbsp;<br></em></span> <blockquote> <p style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">97% of the time</span> that feeling of satisfaction and accomplishment comes from two words the patient, or a family member, said to you.</strong></p> </blockquote> </div> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=263814&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thehappymd.com%2Fblog%2Fstop-physician-burnout-what-to-do-when-a-patient-says-thank-you&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.thehappymd.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Physician Burnout physician patient communication Sun, 20 Nov 2022 18:00:00 GMT dikedrummond@gmail.com (Dike Drummond MD) https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/stop-physician-burnout-what-to-do-when-a-patient-says-thank-you 2022-11-20T18:00:00Z Physician Burnout and Doctors 3 Energy Banks https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-and-doctors-3-energy-banks <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-and-doctors-3-energy-banks" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.thehappymd.com/hubfs/Burnout%20and%20three%20energy%20banks.jpg" alt="Physician Burnout and Doctors 3 Energy Banks" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h2 style="font-weight: bold;">Physicians have three sources of energy to draw upon in practice and their larger life</h2> <p style="font-weight: bold;">In this post you will learn:</p> <ul> <li>The differences in these 3 distinct types of energy</li> <li>The symptoms that arise when you are in the negative in any individual account</li> <li>How you fill each one to the brim</li> </ul> <p style="font-weight: bold;">These simple principles will supercharge your ability to recognize and prevent your own physician burnout.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-and-doctors-3-energy-banks" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.thehappymd.com/hubfs/Burnout%20and%20three%20energy%20banks.jpg" alt="Physician Burnout and Doctors 3 Energy Banks" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h2 style="font-weight: bold;">Physicians have three sources of energy to draw upon in practice and their larger life</h2> <p style="font-weight: bold;">In this post you will learn:</p> <ul> <li>The differences in these 3 distinct types of energy</li> <li>The symptoms that arise when you are in the negative in any individual account</li> <li>How you fill each one to the brim</li> </ul> <p style="font-weight: bold;">These simple principles will supercharge your ability to recognize and prevent your own physician burnout.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=263814&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thehappymd.com%2Fblog%2Fphysician-burnout-and-doctors-3-energy-banks&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.thehappymd.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> stop physician burnout Sun, 13 Nov 2022 21:58:24 GMT dikedrummond@gmail.com (Dike Drummond MD) https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-and-doctors-3-energy-banks 2022-11-13T21:58:24Z Physician Burnout has nothing to do with your batteries being run down https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-has-nothing-to-do-with-your-batteries-being-run-down <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-has-nothing-to-do-with-your-batteries-being-run-down" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.thehappymd.com/hubfs/Battery%20fallacy-1.jpg" alt="Physician Burnout has nothing to do with your batteries being run down" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h2 style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/physician-burnout-coach-team"></a>The Battery Fallacy is one of the great myths of Physician Burnout.&nbsp;</h2> <span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 1em;">Until you understand how energy works inside the physiology of a doctor, you can't begin to protect yourself from burnout.</span> <h2 style="font-weight: bold;">The Battery Fallacy</h2> <p>When I deliver a training at a Med Staff Meeting, I always ask, "Raise your hand if you have ever said, '<em>My batteries are run down, I just need a recharge</em>'. All the hands go up.&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-weight: bold;">The batteries-run-down is the most common metaphor for burnout and it is TOTALLY INACCURATE.</p> <blockquote> <p>The Battery Theory of physician energy management is a myth, a fallacy.</p> <p>It is a blind spot.</p> <p>It is a barrier to recognizing and preventing physician burnout.&nbsp;</p> </blockquote> <p>Our work with <em>over 40,000 doctors in the last 12 years</em> has revealed a working model of physician energy that provides:</p> <blockquote> <p>An accurate representation of energy balance in doctors</p> <p>The energetic source of the symptoms of burnout&nbsp;</p> <p>Burnout treatment and prevention mechanisms you can put into place today</p> </blockquote> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-has-nothing-to-do-with-your-batteries-being-run-down" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.thehappymd.com/hubfs/Battery%20fallacy-1.jpg" alt="Physician Burnout has nothing to do with your batteries being run down" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h2 style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/physician-burnout-coach-team"></a>The Battery Fallacy is one of the great myths of Physician Burnout.&nbsp;</h2> <span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 1em;">Until you understand how energy works inside the physiology of a doctor, you can't begin to protect yourself from burnout.</span> <h2 style="font-weight: bold;">The Battery Fallacy</h2> <p>When I deliver a training at a Med Staff Meeting, I always ask, "Raise your hand if you have ever said, '<em>My batteries are run down, I just need a recharge</em>'. All the hands go up.&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-weight: bold;">The batteries-run-down is the most common metaphor for burnout and it is TOTALLY INACCURATE.</p> <blockquote> <p>The Battery Theory of physician energy management is a myth, a fallacy.</p> <p>It is a blind spot.</p> <p>It is a barrier to recognizing and preventing physician burnout.&nbsp;</p> </blockquote> <p>Our work with <em>over 40,000 doctors in the last 12 years</em> has revealed a working model of physician energy that provides:</p> <blockquote> <p>An accurate representation of energy balance in doctors</p> <p>The energetic source of the symptoms of burnout&nbsp;</p> <p>Burnout treatment and prevention mechanisms you can put into place today</p> </blockquote> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=263814&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thehappymd.com%2Fblog%2Fphysician-burnout-has-nothing-to-do-with-your-batteries-being-run-down&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.thehappymd.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Physician Burnout Sun, 06 Nov 2022 20:42:32 GMT dikedrummond@gmail.com (Dike Drummond MD) https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-has-nothing-to-do-with-your-batteries-being-run-down 2022-11-06T20:42:32Z Work Life Balance for Physicians Power Tool - Scheduled Spontaneity https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/work-life-balance-for-physicians-scheduled-spontaneity <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/work-life-balance-for-physicians-scheduled-spontaneity" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.thehappymd.com/hubfs/Scheduled%20spontaneity%20physician%20work%20life%20balance.jpg" alt="Work Life Balance for Physicians Power Tool - Scheduled Spontaneity" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div class="hs-migrated-cms-post"> <h2><strong><span style="color: #993300;">Work Life Balance for Physicians – the power of “Scheduled Spontaneity”</span></strong></h2> <span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 1em; font-weight: bold;">When it comes to work-life balance for physicians, it's up to you. Left to its own devices, your career/practice will naturally dominate your larger life.</span> <p style="font-weight: normal;">The two prime directives we learn in our medical education: <br><em>The Patient Comes First</em> <br>and<em> Never Show Weakness</em> <br>virtually guarantee work will always come out on top.&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Work Life Balance is a task only you can accomplish. </span><span style="font-weight: normal;">You must force the issue. Make it happen. </span></p> <p style="font-weight: bold;">Fortunately the tools for this task are simple and the weekly life balancing process only takes a few minutes.</p> </div> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/work-life-balance-for-physicians-scheduled-spontaneity" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.thehappymd.com/hubfs/Scheduled%20spontaneity%20physician%20work%20life%20balance.jpg" alt="Work Life Balance for Physicians Power Tool - Scheduled Spontaneity" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div class="hs-migrated-cms-post"> <h2><strong><span style="color: #993300;">Work Life Balance for Physicians – the power of “Scheduled Spontaneity”</span></strong></h2> <span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 1em; font-weight: bold;">When it comes to work-life balance for physicians, it's up to you. Left to its own devices, your career/practice will naturally dominate your larger life.</span> <p style="font-weight: normal;">The two prime directives we learn in our medical education: <br><em>The Patient Comes First</em> <br>and<em> Never Show Weakness</em> <br>virtually guarantee work will always come out on top.&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Work Life Balance is a task only you can accomplish. </span><span style="font-weight: normal;">You must force the issue. Make it happen. </span></p> <p style="font-weight: bold;">Fortunately the tools for this task are simple and the weekly life balancing process only takes a few minutes.</p> </div> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=263814&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thehappymd.com%2Fblog%2Fwork-life-balance-for-physicians-scheduled-spontaneity&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.thehappymd.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> physician burnout prevention Dike Drummond MD Physician Burnout Work Life Balance physician burnout treatment Physician Coaching Sun, 30 Oct 2022 14:00:00 GMT dikedrummond@gmail.com (Dike Drummond MD) https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/work-life-balance-for-physicians-scheduled-spontaneity 2022-10-30T14:00:00Z Physician Burnout - Who Will Save Us https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-who-will-save-us <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-who-will-save-us" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.thehappymd.com/hubfs/Physician%20Burnout%20Who%20Will%20Save%20Us.jpg" alt="Physician Burnout - Who Will Save Us" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div class="hs-migrated-cms-post"> <h2><strong><a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/physician-burnout-coach-team"></a>Physician Burnout - Who will Save Us?</strong></h2> <p><strong>Let's talk about what to do when you finally realize you are on your own, that no one and nothing is coming to rescue you.</strong></p> <p><strong>========================</strong></p> <p><strong>In most burnout blog posts and comments on the internet, physicians do the same thing - blame, justify and complain about the work stresses we are under. </strong></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: normal;">Our struggles and frustrations are real</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: normal;">Our concerns are 100% legitimate</span></li> <li><strong>And yet pointing fingers and playing the victim will only keep you stuck DEEP in <em>Einstein's Insanity Trap</em></strong></li> </ul> <p style="text-align: right; font-size: 14px;"><strong><em><span style="color: #cf5f30;"><span style="color: #000000;">~~~~~~~~~~~~</span><br>Learn More:</span><br></em></strong><span style="font-weight: normal; background-color: #fff2cc;"><a href="https://support.thehappymd.com/physician-burnout-prevention-matrix"><em>235 Proven Tools</em> for Your Burnout Prevention Strategy</a><br><span style="color: #000000;"><strong><em>~~~~~~~~~~~~</em></strong></span><br><br></span></p> <p><a href="https://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(22)00515-8/fulltext">The latest survey shows</a> over 60% of doctors suffering from symptomatic burnout on any given office day. New levels of work stress seem to pile on each week. We all daydream of a lifeline, a rescue, a refuge, a break.</p> <p>It is as if we are locked high in the castle tower, at the mercy of our evil captors - EMR, MOC, Preauths, RVU production quotas, the Call Center is a mess, and my Inbox is overflowing <em>like a plugged toilet</em>. Surely someone has dispatched a knight in shining armor to free us from this torment.</p> <p style="font-weight: bold;">All of these concerns are true and valid AND understand one thing ...</p> <blockquote> <h2><strong>Complaining and dreaming of a rescue is Playing the Victim - Pure and Simple</strong></h2> <h2><strong>There is no one and nothing coming to save you</strong></h2> <h2><strong>This yearning only distracts you from saving yourself</strong></h2> <p><strong>Let me set a framework for addressing burnout effectively - the straightest path to meaningful change in your work day and your organization.</strong></p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">So you can release the urge to blame, justify and complain,<br>hear that little voice calling you to take back your practice,<br>and know how to get started.&nbsp;</p> </blockquote> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-who-will-save-us" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://www.thehappymd.com/hubfs/Physician%20Burnout%20Who%20Will%20Save%20Us.jpg" alt="Physician Burnout - Who Will Save Us" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <div class="hs-migrated-cms-post"> <h2><strong><a href="https://www.thehappymd.com/physician-burnout-coach-team"></a>Physician Burnout - Who will Save Us?</strong></h2> <p><strong>Let's talk about what to do when you finally realize you are on your own, that no one and nothing is coming to rescue you.</strong></p> <p><strong>========================</strong></p> <p><strong>In most burnout blog posts and comments on the internet, physicians do the same thing - blame, justify and complain about the work stresses we are under. </strong></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: normal;">Our struggles and frustrations are real</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: normal;">Our concerns are 100% legitimate</span></li> <li><strong>And yet pointing fingers and playing the victim will only keep you stuck DEEP in <em>Einstein's Insanity Trap</em></strong></li> </ul> <p style="text-align: right; font-size: 14px;"><strong><em><span style="color: #cf5f30;"><span style="color: #000000;">~~~~~~~~~~~~</span><br>Learn More:</span><br></em></strong><span style="font-weight: normal; background-color: #fff2cc;"><a href="https://support.thehappymd.com/physician-burnout-prevention-matrix"><em>235 Proven Tools</em> for Your Burnout Prevention Strategy</a><br><span style="color: #000000;"><strong><em>~~~~~~~~~~~~</em></strong></span><br><br></span></p> <p><a href="https://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(22)00515-8/fulltext">The latest survey shows</a> over 60% of doctors suffering from symptomatic burnout on any given office day. New levels of work stress seem to pile on each week. We all daydream of a lifeline, a rescue, a refuge, a break.</p> <p>It is as if we are locked high in the castle tower, at the mercy of our evil captors - EMR, MOC, Preauths, RVU production quotas, the Call Center is a mess, and my Inbox is overflowing <em>like a plugged toilet</em>. Surely someone has dispatched a knight in shining armor to free us from this torment.</p> <p style="font-weight: bold;">All of these concerns are true and valid AND understand one thing ...</p> <blockquote> <h2><strong>Complaining and dreaming of a rescue is Playing the Victim - Pure and Simple</strong></h2> <h2><strong>There is no one and nothing coming to save you</strong></h2> <h2><strong>This yearning only distracts you from saving yourself</strong></h2> <p><strong>Let me set a framework for addressing burnout effectively - the straightest path to meaningful change in your work day and your organization.</strong></p> <p style="font-weight: normal;">So you can release the urge to blame, justify and complain,<br>hear that little voice calling you to take back your practice,<br>and know how to get started.&nbsp;</p> </blockquote> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=263814&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thehappymd.com%2Fblog%2Fphysician-burnout-who-will-save-us&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fwww.thehappymd.com%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> physician burnout prevention Dike Drummond MD Physician Burnout physician stress Physician Leadership Sun, 23 Oct 2022 17:45:00 GMT dikedrummond@gmail.com (Dike Drummond MD) https://www.thehappymd.com/blog/physician-burnout-who-will-save-us 2022-10-23T17:45:00Z