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Hlubocky FJ , Taylor LP , Marron JM , Spence RA , McGinnis MM , Brown RF , McFarland DC , Tetzlaff ED , Gallagher CM , Rosenberg AR , Popp B , Dragnev K , Bosserman LD , Dudzinski DM , Smith S , Chatwal M , Patel MI , Markham MJ , Levit K , Bruera E , Epstein RM , Brown M , Back AL , Shanafelt TD , Kamal AH
A Call to Action: Ethics Committee Roundtable Recommendations for Addressing Burnout and Moral Distress in Oncology
JCO Oncol Pract. 2020 Apr;16(4) :191-199
PMID: 32223701    PMCID: PMC7351333    URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32223701
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Abstract
Oncologist well-being is critical to initiating and maintaining the physician-patient relationship, yet many oncologists suffer from symptoms of burnout. Burnout has been linked to poor physical and mental health, as well as increased medical errors, patient dissatisfaction, and workforce attrition. In this Call to Action article, we discuss causes of and interventions for burnout and moral distress in oncology, highlight existing interventions, and provide recommendations for addressing burnout and improving well-being at the individual and organizational levels to deliver ethical, quality cancer care.
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2688-1535 Hlubocky, Fay J Taylor, Lynne P Marron, Jonathan M Spence, Rebecca A McGinnis, Molly M Brown, Richard F McFarland, Daniel C Tetzlaff, Eric D Gallagher, Colleen M Rosenberg, Abby R Popp, Beth Dragnev, Konstantin Bosserman, Linda D Dudzinski, Denise M Smith, Sonali Chatwal, Monica Patel, Manali I Markham, Merry J Levit, Kathryn Bruera, Eduardo Epstein, Ronald M Brown, Marie Back, Anthony L Shanafelt, Tait D Kamal, Arif H Journal Article United States JCO Oncol Pract. 2020 Mar 30:JOP1900806. doi: 10.1200/JOP.19.00806.