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Burnout: Prevention and Coping Tactics for Oncologists With Daniel McFarland, DO
Physician burnout and work-related stress are serious and prevalent issues in oncology, with nearly 45% of oncologists experiencing signs of burnout. Recently, this problem has been further exacerbated by the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode of Oncology Data Advisor, Daniel McFarland, DO, a head and neck medical oncologist and consult-liaison psychiatrist at Northwell Health Lenox Hill Hospital, joins i3 Health for a discussion that covers the varying factors that can contribute to physician burnout, advice for oncologists who are experiencing high levels of work-related stress, and institution-level changes that can be initiated in order to reduce burnout and foster wellness and engagement among oncologists.