Physician health and wellness is an often-ignored aspect of healthcare, but with burnout transitioning from a buzzword to a harsh reality, the time has come to take a hard look. Current changes in the field …Read More
With more public discussions of wellness and burnout affecting physicians and neurosurgeons are being had, does a sabbatical for a neurosurgeon make sense? A sabbatical is understood as paid leave, typically for one year, to …Read More
Burnout has emerged as one of the most complex and controversial issues in medical education, with resident physician suicide rates at an all-time high and academic investigations aimed at understanding burnout expanding exponentially. These efforts …Read More
Editor’s Note: Within academics, taking sabbatical is common practice – an opportunity well into one’s career to gain new skills, explore new avenues, enhance networking and sustain a long and often arduous career. Few in …Read More
Editor’s Note: There is too much talk about physician burnout. This amazing story, recounts how one military family endured not just the stress of neurosurgery but also an overseas deployment. Clearly, family support is an …Read More
Joseph C. Maroon, MD, FAANS(L), is clinical professor and vice chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery and Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. In addition to being a neurosurgeon, …Read More
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