Back to top

Physician Burnout: It’s Not You, It’s Your Specialty

Are you practicing in one of the most stressful medical specialties?

Do not look to TV to find out what residency is like. Find out some of medical dramas’ biggest misconceptions.

Steer clear of these improper billing practices to avoid unnecessary audits or inadequate payment.

Factors away from the bedside can add to medical resident burnout. Work-life balance is a common thread.

Voelker R.
In this Medical News & Perspectives article, a US Navy flight surgeon talks about caring for sailors, heading out to sea, and learning to fly. The story is part of an ongoing JAMA News series profiling the daily routine of health care professionals making a difference in their communities.
  • AMA Membership
    Join Now
    Become a Member of the AMA and receive practice and career benefits.
  • Patients First
    Take Action
    Join us in putting patients before politics in health care reform.
  • AMA Insurance
    Now Save 35%
    AMA member physicians get a 35% discount on own specialty disability insurance.