This timely aid, filled with ‘down to earth’ advice, provides invaluable guidance on avoiding burnout and on how to combat it should it occur. The book offers innovative ways to change working practices, shares advice on building protective mechanisms into daily working life and explores the diverse array of career options that are available to doctors.
The first practical guide to help medical students and junior doctors identify, combat and avoid burnout
Recognises and describes the impact that burnout has on the ability of doctors to work safely and of students to study effectively, and the impact burnout has on the wider healthcare system
Discusses the factors that affect resilience and how this can be nurtured, and where help can be found for those who feel they are experiencing burnout
Enhanced by ‘real life’ examples throughout
Addressing the growing body of evidence that highlights burnout as an increasing problem among medical students and junior doctors worldwide, with a lasting impact on those directly affected, on the wider workforce and entire healthcare systems, this book will enable readers to identify and address problems quickly and see how they can build careers that are personally satisfying.