University HealthCare Alliance

August 08, 2018

Stanford Medicine’s Chief Wellness Officer reflects on burnout, and on his own strategies to stay healthy

Stanford Medicine’s Chief Wellness Officer, Dr. Tait Shanafelt’s research has shown that physician burnout can lead to medical errors and patient complaints as well as longer patient recovery times. It can also contribute to physicians leaving the field, decreased quality of life and increased risk for suicide.  Click here to read more.