Author: Sylvan Waller

How To Think Beyond Burnout To Build A Better Life

So many people are talking about physician burnout right now. There are lots of articles raising the alarm about the dire state of the healthcare system. And is it any surprise? Physicians enter into med school expecting: The deep satisfaction of helping people Regular intellectual stimulation High compensation proportionate to hours worked A high standing in their community To […]

Burnout blues? Here’s the one thing you need to do more of.

I have one secret that has helped me stay consistently engaged and inspired through my twenty year career in healthcare: I’ve figured out how to leverage my skills to have fun. Yep, I said it. Being a physician can — and should — be fun. Stick with me. In residency many physicians learn that you need to find your […]