Self-Care for the Integrative Practitioner: Identifying provider burnout

Patient care is demanding and rigorous, and the healthcare industry overall is lacking when it comes to the enhancement of wellness and wellbeing for patients and practitioners. As the U.S. health system evolves toward a more individualized, whole-person approach to care, physicians across the spectrum do not always realize that they, too, are in need of self-care and life balance. Physician burnout is a problem at 83 percent of healthcare organizations, according to the New England Journal of…