By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society The journey through medical education and into practice is one that Betsy Spomer, MD of Powell suggests is very prescribed and linear. However, the route to job satisfaction and maintaining work-life balance is not. Spomer’s own experience as a physician experiencing burnout has led her in a new […]
Physician Burnout Now the Norm
By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society Betsy Spomer, MD still thinks about the day a deal for her new physician office fell through. She had been practicing in Powell for about 12 years before modifying her practice plan into something that would allow for what she thought was more balance in her life. The new […]
Monger Column: When Did Burnout Become a Thing?
By Rob Monger, MD A colleague of mine recently told me that he wouldn’t mind being a few years younger except that it would mean that he would have to practice medicine a few years longer which he couldn’t stand. Lots of physicians these days are burned out. A Medscape survey of U.S. physicians done in […]