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AMA News: What Doctors Wish Patients Knew About Physician Burnout

Nov 8, 2021, 16:47 PM by MSDC Staff
This AMA news story gives tips and advice from physicians on how patients and providers can work together to reduce the stress of a doctor's visit.


On November 5, American Medical Association (AMA) Senior News Writer Sara Berg, MS, wrote an article as part of the AMA's What Doctors Wish Patients Knew™ series. The article is a series of reflections from three physicians on what they wished patients knew about the physician burnout crisis and how they (the patients) can help make their visits go more smoothly during this stressful time. 

You can read the entire story here.

Some tips include:

  • Create a list of questions before the visit
  • Show up early to appointments
  • Sign up for the patient portal

Read the entire article for more.