By Monica E. Oss Health care has always been a stressful profession. Even before the pandemic, we knew that over half of physicians had at least one sign of burnout, including 59% of emergency physicians, 56% of obstetricians, and 55% of family and internal physicians (see Staff Is Your Biggest Investment & Your Greatest Asset – Unless They Burnout). And burnout hasn't been limited to physicians. Child welfare workers, nursing home aides, and many other occupational groups in health care suffer from burnout in their increasingly stressful roles. Then comes the pandemic. The crisis has greatly exacerbated the stress of essential health care workers—the…
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