Skip to main content

Opinion: Doctors aren't burned out from overwork. We're demoralized by our health system.

By The New York Times  
   February 06, 2023

Doctors have long diagnosed many of our sickest patients with "demoralization syndrome," a condition commonly associated with terminal illness that's characterized by a sense of helplessness and loss of purpose. American physicians are now increasingly suffering from a similar condition, except our demoralization is not a reaction to a medical condition, but rather to the diseased systems for which we work.

Full story

Get the latest on healthcare leadership in your inbox.