The Office of Well-being strategically with partners across the Medical Center to identify methods for preventing health care provider burnout, and to assist providers who may be experiencing it.
Burnout is defined in the International Classification of Diseases, Eleventh Revision (ICD-11) as follows:
“Burnout is a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. It is characterized by three dimensions:
Burnout refers specifically to phenomena in the occupational context and should not be applied to describe experiences in other areas of life.”
Burnout is not classified as a medical condition.
All can coexist in different degrees, making burnout a continuous, heterogeneous construct rather than a dichotomous one.