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Click here for the NCMB's online wellness resources. Many resources are geared towards helping licensees recognize and assess their own symptoms of burnout. Some emphasize ways to combat the signs of burnout and encourage resilience in the face of mounting professional stressors. Although some organizations featured offer paid services, NCMB has tried to avoid posting resources where the primary purpose is to promote commercial products and services.
The Board will expand its collection of wellness resources over time. If you are aware of a resource that might be useful to NCMB licensees, please email email@example.com to suggest it.
A recent study by Tait Shanafelt, MD, and colleagues found that more than half of a sample of nearly 36,000 physicians surveyed in 2014 reported one or more symptoms of burnout. That’s a nearly 10 point increase from 2011
Source: Shanafelt et al, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Dec. 2015, Volume 90, Issue 12, Pages 1600–1613