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How Can We Reduce Burnout Rates Among Palliative Care Specialists?

Reducing Attrition Rates

Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, Director, Center to Advance Palliative CareIcahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai talks about how to reduce the attrition rates among palliative care specialists. According to Meier, the attrition rates extend across a number of medical specialties due to increasing pressure on physicians to see more patients and diagnose more quickly. Meier offers several tips to reduce the burnout level among health care providers in the palliative care space, including: matching work priorities with available resources and learning to work with a team.

Resources & References

www.capc.org/

www.getpalliativecare.org/whatis/