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Unfortunately, Doctors Are Pretty Good At Suicide

It’s estimated that at least 400 U.S. doctors kill themselves every year. Many are struggling with depression, anxiety, or addiction.

3 Lessons On Promoting Work-Life Balance

The job of HR and leadership is not to drive employees, says the manager of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's EAP; it's to support them and enforce work/life balance so employees can focus on what matters: patient quality and safety.

How Doctors Deliver Bad News

The doctor in the grainy video is standing up, shifting uncomfortably as he spouts medical jargon that members of his patient’s family don’t understand.

Why Doctors Quit

About a decade ago, a doctor friend was lamenting the increasingly frustrating conditions of clinical practice. “How did you know to get out of medicine in 1978?” he asked with a smile.

Do Not Hit Send, Angry Emails Just Make You Angrier

One evening, after a frustrating chat with his boss, Jason Bauman sent an email to a co-worker. He wrote that his supervisor never praised him, only criticized, and said he found this frustrating.

When Patients Manage Doctors

One in four Americans lives with more than one chronic illness; three out of four among those 65 and older.

Why Doctors Are Retiring Earlier Than Ever

A new survey revealed that key sources of headaches for primary care physicians are insurance companies and new performance measurements, not patient care.

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