Burned Out? How Doctors Recover Their Spark

From Medscape Today News – Shelly M. Reese

When Steve Hyman, MD, from Nashville, Tennessee, looks back,he doesn’t like the person he used to be.

“I was a lot meaner then,” says Hyman, an anesthesiologist. “I was a lot less tolerant. I had a chronic depression and I didn’t know what the problem was.” Attributing his malaise to his workplace, he switched practices. It didn’t help.

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