Jul 30, 2019
CPJ Spotlight: Coaching Advances Physician Careers and Improves Patient Outcomes
Surgeons and ER physicians have to continuously maintain top performance in a fast-paced environment characterized by intense cognitive, physical, and technical demands. Because they are providing high-stakes medical treatment, the consequences of sub-optimal job performance are dire, including injury, disability, or death of the patient, and a potential lawsuit. Understandably, many surgeons and ER physicians struggle with burnout, anxiety, and depression.