Some hospitals training doctors to avoid burnout

May 11, 2016 12:01 PM

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Some hospitals training doctors to avoid burnout

Some hospitals are teaching their resident doctors how to become more resilient as they deal daily with seriously ill and dying patients and their distraught families.

Physicians at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, in Los Angeles, last fall led pediatrics residents through four months of resilience training. The course was based on a program used for active-duty military personnel and their families by the U.S. Defense Department.

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