What if we found as much joy and excitement in enriching a life as we did in saving a life? Would we enjoy our job more? Would the burnout rate be lower? These questions struck me after a recent patient encounter. The patient I saw was a 22-year-old former star collegiate athlete. He was handsome, smart, and once had a promising professional future at his sport.
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Peckham C. Medscape lifestyle report 2017: race and ethnicity, bias and burnout. Available at: https://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/lifestyle/2017/overview#page=4. Accessed July 15, 2017.
Published online: March 16, 2018
Accepted: January 19, 2018
Received: January 15, 2018
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