Examining association of physician burnout with suicidal thoughts, medical errors

December 09, 2020

What The Study Did: Physicians were surveyed to examine the association between burnout and thoughts of suicide and self-reported medical errors after accounting for depression.

Authors: Mickey T. Trockel, M.D., Ph.D., of the Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, California, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.28780)

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