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4/24/2018 - Medical Grand Rounds: Burning Bright, Not Out: Preventing Physician Burnout and Promoting Resilience





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the core features of physician burnout
  • List the key outcomes of physician burnout
  • Specify the main drivers of physician burnout
  • Discuss key strategies for fostering resilience in physicians
  • Differentiate burnout from major depressive disorder
  • Describe best strategies for preventing physician suicide

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Moutier et al Acad med 2012
  2. Downs et al Acad Psych 2014
  3. Zisook et al Omega 2015
  4. Martinez et al Acad Psych 2016

Charles F. Reynolds III, MD — Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Endowed Professor in Geriatric Psychiatry
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.