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Journal Article

Development of a research agenda to identify evidence-based strategies to improve physician wellness and reduce burnout.

Dyrbye LN, Trockel M, Frank E, et al. Annals of internal medicine. 2017;166:743-744.

Clinician burnout is increasingly recognized as a patient safety concern. This commentary summarizes the results of a consensus-building conference focused on physician burnout. The authors outline recommendations from the session to move the research base forward, including the need for collaboration to address the problem and examining the relationships between burnout, physician well-being, and care outcomes.