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Twitter Chat: Strategies to Prevent and Cope with Pathologist Burnout

Mar 11, 2019 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM CT

Physician burnout is on the rise. According to a 2018 Medscape survey, 48% of female physicians and 38% of male physicians reported feeling burned out. Pathologists are not immune to these feelings. Join us for this March 11 #capchat to discuss strategies to prevent, as well as cope with, burnout.

#capchat Leaders

  • Host: Dr. Amy Deeken, Member, Digital Content Committee (DCC), tweeting from CAP Twitter handle (@Pathologists)
  • Dr. Gina Drobena (@DrobenaMD)

Discussion Questions

  1. What are some general symptoms of burn out and how do they manifest specific to the specialty of pathology?
  2. What are behaviors in different stages of a pathologist's career that may put a physician at risk for burn out?
  3. Are there gender specific strategies that may help to alleviate or prevent burn-out?
  4. What are the barriers to pathologists reaching out for help and using the resources available at their institution/hospital to combat burnout?
  5. How much does academic bullying play a role in pathologist burn out?

Note: This Twitter chat will be following a Q&A format. The host, tweeting from @Pathologists, will ask questions or post discussion topics (beginning with Q1, Q2, etc.); the leaders will post answers starting with “A” and the corresponding question number (A1, A2, etc.). Ask your question or comment on one of the discussion questions/answers by referencing the specific discussion question beginning your tweet with “QX”, with X referring to the question number.

Pre-Chat Reading Material

CAP Today


Facebook Video

Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Past Twitter Chats

Twitter Chat

Date: Monday, March 11, 2019

Time: 6 PM – 7 PM EST

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