Table Of Contents
What You Will Find in this Book
How to Get the Most Out of This Book
My Burnout Story (X2)
Why is Burnout Such a Big Deal for Doctors?
What is the Difference Between Burnout and Normal Stress?
Measuring Burnout – The Gold Standard
What is the Pathophysiology of Burnout?
What Causes Burnout?
What Does the Experience of Burnout Feel Like?
What is Burnout’s Highest and Best Use?
TAKE OUT THE HEAD TRASH
Head Trash #1: Deal with Your Inner Critic
Head Trash #2: Realize Burnout is Not a Problem
Head Trash #3: Do the BIG 180
Head Trash #4: Release the Superhero—Spin Plates Instead
Head Trash #5: Celebrate All Wins
YOUR IDEAL PRACTICE
Your Blueprint for Change: The Ideal Practice Description
Building the Physician’s Venn of Happiness
The Master Plan Question
Commit to Regular Strategy Sessions
The Burnout Prevention Matrix: Orientation to the Tools
Quadrant I: Personal Stress Relief
Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Documentation
Mindfulness-Based Stress Relief (MBSR) and the Squeegee Breath
The BID Team Huddle
Broken Record Automation
Quadrant II: Personal Recharge
The Schedule Hack
Date Night Secrets
Bucket List Secrets
The Boundary Ritual
Quadrant III: Organizational Stress Relief
The Physician Engagement Formula
Quadrant IV: Organizational Recharge
NO ONE IS AN ISLAND
Team Leadership Skills for Physicians
How to Manage Your Boss
The Leadership Master Skill
DO I HAVE TO CHANGE JOBS?
YOUR EXIT STRATEGY
How and when to retire
7 Case studies of physicians who put burnout to its highest and best use
What to do next to create immediate improvements
The Power Tools Resource Section at our Website
ABOUT THE AUTHOR