Six ways healthcare leaders can reduce burnout

May 1, 2020

Burnout is not an indivudal problem, but rather one that stems from workplace culture, healthcare policies, and societal expectations

Burnout has become an epidemic in medicine, with between one-third and one-half of U.S. clinicians experiencing it, according to a report from the National Academy of Medicine. Personal stress management strategies are insufficient to address the issue, and the academy says it must be approached not as an individual problem, but one that results from workplace culture, healthcare policies, and societal expectations.Here are six ways healthcare leaders can reduce burnout, according to the academy.