Most Doctors Are Anxious And Burnt Out; What Can We Do?
The pandemic has spread healthcare workers thin over the last few years. With staffing shortages and wave after wave of COVID cases, that wear has become increasingly apparent. But burnout is not new to the healthcare field. "For the most part, we don't talk about this stuff, because we were told we're not supposed to," says Dr. Jessica Gold who joins us for the conversation. We talk to doctors about their experiences dealing with mental illness while practicing medicine, and we hear your stories. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.