Physician Burnout

January 12th, 2018 - January 12th, 2021
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
1.00 MOC Points


Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Physician Burnout.

Learners will understand how the present practice environment for medicine has contributed to burnout in more than half of the physicians in the United States.  They will be able to define the characteristics of burnout and its impact on the professional and personal lives of physicians.  Using
this information, they will be able to formulate personal and organizational strategies to reduce burnout.

Participants will apply professional wisdom to process and address difficult practice situations unique to their environment of care. Increase understanding of how to maintain self-awareness and connection during challenging client/patient/family encounters.  Increase awareness of how the application of mindfulness can assist with building resilience. Provide assurance and help to reframe negative self-assumptions following emotionally challenging work experiences that block self-care. Improve communication and support between all members of the clinical team via relationship building. To actuate an empowered model of compassionate self and peer care. 

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Dates and Times

End Date: 1/12/2021


As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DESCRIBE the contributions of high demand, low control, and poor support to physician burnout; DEVELOP an algorithm to enhance personal resilience and work-life integration; INCREASE awareness of the importance of self-care in building resilience; and INCREASE awareness of the need to place emphasis on building resilience into daily actives.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Causes of burnout in modern medicine
  • Whether burnout can be prevented

Webcasts Files

File Link

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Physician Burnout - 4


Disclosure Information for Planning Committee Members and Speakers



  • Dr. Steven Gabbe, MD
    • Physician Burnout
  • Dr. Kenneth Yeager, Other
    • Physician Burnout

Accreditation Statement

The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Ohio State University designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME® for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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