Professional burnout takes it’s toll on everyone – the individual, the organization, coworkers, the families of the affected. No one is left out in the immediate vicinity of those afflicted. Burnout is a personal tragedy and a professional disaster. Few people are even able to adequately explain how they feel...more
About: Clark Gaither, MD
Recent Posts by Clark Gaither, MD
If you are burned out, you’re paralyzed. Or, nearly so. I should know. I’ve been burned out. I felt overwhelmed by my job, with all of its demands and responsibilities. At the same time I felt under whelmed by my job, which I no longer found exciting or even interesting....more
If you have ever tried to get a business off the ground or have been burned out, in need of making some necessary changes to improve your situation, then you have probably used some of the same words and phrases I am going to review in today’s post. I know...more
If there is one thing I have learned with absolute certainty in my profession is being a physician is awesome when it’s awesome. Alternatively, becoming an alcoholic and later a burned out physician sucks. One day I realized I was burned out. I decided to take stock, reevaluate my life...more
You have seen and probably admired people with true passion. Perhaps you stood by in envy or awe and wondered about the source of their passion. Perhaps you are one of the passionate people and already know. For most of my life, I was not one of those people. I...more
Recent Comments by Clark Gaither, MD
- August 7, 2015 on The Jellinek Curve
- May 20, 2014 on Transformation Part XVII: Being Through With “Stuck”.
- February 19, 2014 on Unfulfilled Dreams
- February 8, 2014 on Time To Heal
- February 7, 2014 on The gift of grace.