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 th...
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Preventing Burnout Among Oncologists: Daniel McFarland, DO

​Burnout is widespread in oncology, occurring in around 25% to 35% of medical oncologists, 28% to 36% of surgical oncologists, and 28% of radiation oncologists. In his previous interview with i3 Health, Daniel C. McFarland, DO, a medical oncologist and psychiatrist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, discussed what can be done about the high rates of suicide among physicians and the particularly high rates of depression among oncologists. In this second installment, he di...
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