Physician Well-Being and Burnout
Non-ISMS members: $75.00
ISMS members: Free
The health care environment is always demanding, and puts physicians and other clinicians at high risk for burnout- a long-term stress reaction marked by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a lack of sense of personal accomplishment. The rising prevalence of burnout has a pervasive negative effect on all aspects of medical care, including your career satisfaction.
Learn from Joseph Fojtik, MD, Deputy Medical Coordinator at the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), how you can identify burnout, how burnout affects you and the whole health care system, and what can be done about it at both the organizational and individual level.
- Identify the key etiologies of physician burnout.
- Articulate the significant downstream sequelae of physician burnout that affect patient care and health care systems.
- Discuss actions now being taken to mitigate against burnout by vanguard organizations
- List actions individual physicians can engage in to decrease burnout.
All faculty, content reviewers and planners who have had input into or contributed to the content have indicated they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial entities that may have an impact on the activity.
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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 .5 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 health care 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.
Joseph E. Fojtik, MD, FACP
Deputy Medical Coordinator, Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation Medical Disciplinary Board
Consultant, Office of Inspector General, State of Illinois
- 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
ISMS member cost: Free
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