Stephen Swensen, M.D., is a nationally recognized expert in the field of physician burnout. He studies the causes and effects of burnout on doctors for the Mayo Clinic, where’s been part of the medical staff for 35 years. His research shows it is a systemic issue; not a personal issue. It boils down to giving physicians empathy, control and camaraderie. After all, they are human beings in the workplace, just like you and me.
March 8, 2020