Fox News September 30, 2022
Shiv Sudhakar

After physician burnout spiked during COVID pandemic, experts see ‘urgent need’ to address issue

Dr. April Kapu on nurses and other health care workers facing severe exhaustion and burnout and the shortage of employees in health care facilities.

Physician burnout spiked during the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic after a six-year decline that ended in 2020, according to a new study published in the medical journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 

“While the worst days of COVID-19 pandemic are hopefully behind us, there is an urgent need to attend to physicians who put everything into our nation’s response to COVID-19, too often at the expense of their own well-being,” said American Medical Association President...

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