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2017 Physician & Advanced Practitioner Well Being Solutions Survey Report

The results of the fifth healthcare survey by VITALWorkLife and Cejka Search are particularly timely, as physician and advanced practitioner well being has become broadly recognized as one of the top priorities for health system performance.

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2015 Physician Stress & Burnout Survey Report

2013 Physician Engagement Survey Report

2012 Organizational Culture Survey Report

2011 Physician Stress & Burnout Survey Report

Stress and Burnout Surveys, Studies and Articles:

We have also compiled a list of additional resources. If you would like to submit an additional reference for this page, we welcome the opportunity to share this information with the healthcare community.

Executive Leadership and Physician Well-being: Nine Organizational Strategies to Promote
Engagement and Reduce Burnout, Tait D. Shanafelt, MD, and John H. Noseworthy, MD, CEO, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, January 2017

Impact of Organizational Leadership on Physician Burnout and Satisfaction Mayo Clinic Proceedings April 2015

Study: Current physician burnout solutions ineffective, Beckers Hospital Review

Physician Burnout: It Just Keeps Getting Worse, Medscape

12 Telling Points About Physician Stress and Burnout | MD Magazine Physician’s Money Digest

Physician Stress and Burnout, Results Alarming, Med Monthly (pages 16-17)

Why Doctors Are Sick of Their Profession, Wall Street Journal

10 Bold Steps to Prevent Burnout in General Internal MedicineMark Linzer, MD

“Why Is My Physician So Angry?”

Throwing ‘invisible scalpels’: A different take on Disruptive Physician Behavior, Advisory Board

Managing Malpractice: Tips We Hope You Will Never Need, Wayne Sotile, PhD, Medical Family Life, American Medical Association Alliance

The Changing Face of Medicine: How is Change Affecting You?, Physician Magazine

What Is the Most Common Piece of Advice Doctors Give—But Don’t Take?, Wall Street Journal

When Life Impacts Work: Finding Work/Life Balance, Med Monthly

Coping with Grief and Loss, Physician Magazine

Physician Burnout and Occupational Stress: An inconvenient truth with unintended consequences, Dr. Alan H. Rosenstein, et al, Journal of Hospital Administration

Innovation Is Sweeping Through U.S. Medical Schools, Wall Street Journal

Physician Shortage Could Hit 90K by 2025, HealthLeaders Media

GME Funding: How to Fix the Doctor Shortage, Association of American Medical Colleges