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A Change in Policy Regarding Physician Burnout by the NC Medical Board

December 19, 2016

Previously, I shared with you my experience of meeting with the widow of a North Carolina physician who committed suicide last year, a victim of burnout. As you recall I discussed three factors which contributed to his death. One of those was his fear of seeking assistance due to possible negative repercussions with the state licensing board.

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A Leader’s Prescription for Change Management

December 5, 2016

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A Survey of America's Physicians: Practice Patterns and Perspectives

November 10, 2016

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Doing something about physician burnout

October 13, 2016

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"Get Home Early" Presentation with Dr. Mark McNeill

October 5, 2016

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"The Loss of One of Our Own, To Suicide" by Dr. Bob Henderson

July 26, 2016

His physician, his friend, the woman’s husband had committed suicide, a victim of physician burnout.  How could this happen?  How could this happen to an excellent physician who was well respected among his peers and in the community.  The CEO proclaimed, "this cannot be allowed to happen again in North Carolina!"

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Message from WCMS President, Samantha Read-Smith

March 9, 2016

Dear Colleagues,
 
Behind the scenes at WCMS, we've been busy rolling out our 2016 strategic plan (the strategy is based on interview data from our membership and community partners). It's going to be a meaningful year with a jam-packed agenda. WCMS is tackling head-on one of the most pressing issues facing physicians: burnout.

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