Search Tag: burnout

U.S. Medical Students with Marginalised Identities Report Mistreatment, Discrimination, and Burnout

2022 09 May

According to a Yale University study, U.S. medical students that identify as having marginalised identities (female, non-white, lesbian, gay or bisexual, or any combination of these) reported higher mistreatment, discrimination, and exhaustion.   Mistreatment during medical training has been often associated with burnout. Given that students belonging... Read more

CPSDA Annual Conference 2022

2022 16 May

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Executive Health Management

2022 09 Feb

My dear readers,   It is time again for thoughts from the island of Great Britain. I hope you had an excellent and HEALTHY start to the new year! The first month is over, and another eleven are ahead of us. I am sure we all know that the next few months will be pretty challenging for all of us.   I missed my January article for some good reasons. Well,... Read more

How to Avoid Post-Pandemic Burnout: 5 Top Leadership Tips

2021 14 Jun

Healthcare organisations have been long aware of the frequency and related dangers of burnout in the medical field, but the stress and strain of the last 18 months of the COVID-19, have made it much more urgent. Reports released by a number of major US healthcare organisations have called the situation “a public health crisis” and warned... Read more

Healthcare Leaders Discuss Pandemic Role of the Chief Wellness Officer

2021 13 May

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare systems struggled to manage the mental health and wellbeing of their diverse healthcare workforce who often suffered from stress, anxiety, long working hours and other related issues, which can lead to workplace burnout.  The relatively new role of the chief wellness officer (CWO) are tasked with... Read more

ICU Mental Health in the Ongoing Pandemic: How Will We Be Okay?

2021 19 Apr

After a year of this pandemic, this article explores what we currently understand about the psychological impact experienced by ICU teams and provides practical guidance to help build personal and team resilience as the journey with COVID-19 continues with no end in sight. Introduction When COVID-19 emerged as a new pathogen, the pictures... Read more

Top Five Priorities for a New ICU Director During the First Year

2021 19 Apr

During the first year, the ICU director should take a snapshot of the ICU situation and invest time and resources to acquire good and real data that will drive priorities of care and management. After that, implementation of basic protocols and creating a programme to engage and protect the staff against burnout should be considered. Finally, we... Read more

Resilience in the Time of Covid-19

2021 08 Mar

ECR – European Congress for Radiology – is the gold standard for radiology conferences as proven over many years. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2021 edition is an online event. Resilience in the face of challenge is what the organisers (the ESR) have shown to make this conference possible.   Radiology has always been the  raison  d'être   for ECR.... Read more

Competency: Is It the Wonder ‘Drug’?

2021 15 Feb

In the world of modern healthcare, especially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the understanding of interaction between healthcare professionals’ burnout, morale and competence level is key to improving the quality of care and decrease staff turnover. A team of experts investigate this complex area and question some current practices of... Read more

Burnout in U.S. Nurses: Risks and Consequences

2021 14 Feb

A new study looks into the issue of nurse burnout in the U.S. and associated factors, urging healthcare provider organisations to improve their management effort in this area.   You might also like: Resilience: The Airbag for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professions   Burnout is recognised as one of the major problems... Read more