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Anthony L. Back, MD, on Physician Burnout: The Response That’s Needed

2017 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium

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Anthony L. Back, MD, of the University of Washington, talks about how clinicians can protect themselves from burnout and develop resilience. The default approach––“pretending we are not affected by stress”––often backfires, he says, and makes caregivers more susceptible to workplace pressures.



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