Physician Burnout: Key Drivers and Strategies for Creating Systemic Well-Being
ISMS members: Free
Non-ISMS members: $75.00
Burnout is a universal dilemma that is seen in healthcare professionals, particularly physicians, and is characterized by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a feeling of low personal accomplishment. Levels of burnout among physicians, residents and other healthcare team members have been continuing to rise throughout the pandemic.
Gain insights from the emerging data to understand the impact on the medical profession, the key strategies to reset our practices and the importance of individual self-care. Learn how to build a support system to prevent, recognize, and address burnout and create a strong footing of wellness.
At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Describe the systemic drivers of burnout and their impact on the profession-physicians, residents and other healthcare team members.
- Identify evidence-based strategies that improve culture, practice efficiency and personal resiliency.
- Deploy a tactic or strategy aimed at addressing or enhancing physician well-being.
ISMS members and their staffs
There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests for anyone who was in control of the content of this activity.
The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Illinois State Medical Society designates this internet activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Illinois Nurse Practice Act rules deem CME credit provided by approved sponsors as acceptable to fulfill nursing continuing education requirements for licensure. Nurses may claim one contact hour per unit of CME in the state of Illinois.
The recommendations contained in this resource are not intended to define conduct that is appropriate in every case, should not be considered as establishing any standard of care, and do not constitute legal advice. Physicians, clinicians and healthcare providers should take care to ensure that all care rendered reflects the best clinical judgment and complies with the laws and regulations of the state or location at which the care was provided.
Nancy Nankivil, AMA Director, Practice Transformation
Nancy Nankivil is the American Medical Association's Director of Practice Transformation. Nankivil received her Bachelor of Science in Education, Community Health and Safety from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Throughout her career she has represented various healthcare stakeholders committed to driving change and strategic innovation, including roles with state government, managed care and insurance, employer purchasing groups, as well as health system and physician-led consortiums. Her work with the American Medical Association is focused on improving professional well-being of physicians and the healthcare workforce through sustained change in system level drivers. Nankivil and her team work with several hundred healthcare systems across the nation in measuring burnout and implementing meaningful interventions. With her expertise, she has been invited to speak at a national level on Professional Wellbeing, System Redesign, Quality Improvement and Physician Burnout.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 Participation Credit