“Physicians are becoming more and more disillusioned with the practice of medicine. What once was considered a sacred calling to some is now what over one-third of us would not recommend to a young family member. The consequences of physician burnout can be devastating to doctors, patients, family and the entire health care community.” Thus begins the pre-pandemic article penned by Dr Jennifer Spector, DPM, FACFAS titled “Physician Burnout: Recognizing The Warning Signs and Keys To Prevention” in the January 2020 edition of PodiatryToday Magazine.
Dr Jennifer Spector is an Associate Editor for Podiatry Today, a premier print and online publication in the field of podiatric medicine and surgery. She is also a member of the medical advisory board for Modulim, a microvascular imaging company. Dr. Spector has lectured on the national circuit for the American Association for Women Podiatrists, the Goldfarb Foundation and the American Podiatric Medical Association. She has spent nearly six years on the Executive Board of the American Association for Women Podiatrists, of which she is currently President. Dr. Spector has lectured on the national circuit for the American Association for Women Podiatrists, the Goldfarb Foundation and the American Podiatric Medical Association.
Drawing from knowledge gained in her own burnout battle, she joins the ITDL team and poses the questions ” What is being done about this growing phenomenon?” and “What can we do to prevent burnout or recognize and intervene when it happens to us or to others?” It’s a very important conversation, so grab a cup of coffee and please join us for the discussion Inside The Doctor’s Lounge.
Dr Jennifer Spector’s Podiatry Today article: https://www.podiatrytoday.com/physician-burnout-recognizing-warning-signs-and-keys-prevention
Dr Jennifer Spector’s Rx For Success podcast episode: https://rxforsuccesspodcast.com/the-editor-jennifer-spector-dpm-facfas/#more-2041
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