Burnout and resiliency in Mohs surgeons: A survey study

Charlene Lam, Yesul Kim, Michael Cruz, Allison T. Vidimos, Elizabeth M. Billingsley, Jeffrey J. Miller

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Background: Physician burnout is a response to chronic work stress characterized by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and reduced sense of personal accomplishment. Resiliency is the ability to respond to chronic stress in a healthy and adaptive manner. No prior studies have specifically examined the prevalence of burnout and resilience in Mohs surgeons. Objective: This study aimed to assess the current well-being of Mohs surgeons and specific resilient behaviors that can protect against burnout. Methods: A cross-sectional electronic survey was sent to members of the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery. The survey combined the validated Maslach Burnout Inventory and The Resilience Profile

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalInternational Journal of Women's Dermatology
StateAccepted/In press - 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology

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