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Association of physician burnout with suicidal ideation and medical errors.

Menon NK, Shanafelt TD, Sinsky CA, et al. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(12):e2028780.

Burnout may adversely affect physician wellness and consequently patient safety. This cross-sectional study of 1,354 physicians found that depression was associated with suicidal ideation, while burnout was associated with self-reported medical errors.