Addressing physician burnout: nine solutions for academic institutions, clinical training programs, and accreditation bodies

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Here are nine actions U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, recommends.

Medical students and trainees are particularly vulnerable to burnout, so mental health services and support must be integrated into all levels of professional programs, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, said “Addressing Health Worker Burnout: The U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory on Building a Thriving Health Workforce,” on May 23, 2022.

Here are nine actions Murthy recommends for academic institutions, clinical training programs, and accreditation bodies to curb physician and medical staff burnout.