Physician Burnout Review

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Nonoperating Room Endoscopy/Burnout /Opioids and General Anesthesia

Assess the financial implications of providing full anesthesia services for gastrointestinal procedures; Optimize perioperative care for patients with ventricular assist devices who are undergoing endoscopy; Recognize risk factors for burnout among medical professionals; Elaborate on the physiology and neuroanatomic targets of general anesthesia; Cite current literature on the effects of intraoperative use of opioids on persistent postoperative opioid use.

Joy of Pediatrics /Vitamin D

Identify factors related to well-being that are within a physician's control; Perform reflection exercises to increase professional fulfillment and improve well-being; Provide a list of foods rich in vitamin D to patients; Recognize laboratory and clinical manifestations of vitamin D deficiency; Prescribe vitamin D supplementation to children at risk for deficiency.

Physician Wellness /Emergency Airway Management

Recognize the role of physician wellness in the care of patients; Elaborate on factors contributing to burnout among anesthesia professionals; Perform a surgical airway in a timely manner; Optimize conditions for emergency intubation; Assess the effectiveness of airway management devices for use during emergencies.

Physician Burnout and Suicide

List Maslach's components of burnout; Recognize symptoms of burnout in a colleague; Act as a liaison on a committee tasked with advising hospital administrators about physician satisfaction; Distinguish between burnout and depression; Create a program to address burnout and suicide among clinicians working in a health care institution.

Physician Burnout/Mucormycosis

Recognize health challenges facing physicians; Consider strategies to decrease risks for burnout; Identify symptoms of burnout among physicians; Consider the differential diagnosis of a patient presenting with complete ophthalmoplegia; List predisposing factors for mucormycosis.

Physician Wellness

Identify the components of the Stanford model for wellness; Recognize factors that contribute to burnout among physicians; Implement strategies to minimize burnout and improve wellness among physicians; Elaborate on metabolic changes associated with shift work and burnout in health care workers; Minimize the impact of sleep deprivation in individuals with shift work disorder.

Is Patient Safety the Pinnacle of Quality Perioperative Care?

Recognize patients' perceptions of physicians and health care systems; Implement perioperative care pathways to maintain patient brain health; Avoid medication errors and other preventable harm during the perioperative period; Advocate for systemic changes to health care systems to optimize physician well-being and avoid burnout; Proactively address waste in health care systems.

Highlights from the 2020 Kaiser Permanente Dale Daniel, MD, Orthopaedic Symposium

Identify patients with patellar instability who may benefit from trochleoplasty; Perform groove-deepening trochleoplasty using a thinflap technique; Take a surgical approach to patients with flail chest; Explain the role of wellness coaching in creating personal or professional change; Apply strategies to improve one's own wellness and performance.


Recognize forms of countertransference; Assess approaches to managing countertransference in clinical practice; Use intersubjectivity to enhance therapy; Elaborate on the benefits of mindfulness practices for patients and clinicians; Identify physiologic effects of meditation.

Updates from Hospital Medicine 2020

Optimize the use of supplemental oxygen therapy in acutely ill patients; Stratify risk in hemodynamically stable patients with pulmonary embolism; Select hospitalized patients with delirium most likely to benefit from antipsychotic therapy and neuroimaging studies; Elaborate on the role of resilience in management of burnout; Implement strategies to improve management of stress and develop a resilient mindset.


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