Burnout Among Dermatology Residents and Fellows: A Survey Study

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Alyssa Abdelnour
Kurt Ashack
Rosie Balk
Rushan Theunis
Jeff Miller


burnout, dermatology, residents, fellows


Background: Physician burnout is a pressing concern with substantial implications for both providers and the healthcare system. Methods: An 8-minute survey was distributed via email to members of the American Academy of Dermatology Association. Results: The survey revealed burnout is widespread among both dermatology residents and fellows. Conclusion: Residents and fellows expressed a desire for systemic changes in their working conditions.


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