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Journal Article
Review

Executive leadership and physician well-being: nine organizational strategies to promote engagement and reduce burnout.

Shanafelt TD, Noseworthy JH. Mayo Clinic proceedings. 2017;92:129-146.

Clinician burnout can affect the safety of teamwork and care delivery. This review suggests that focusing solely on individual behaviors is insufficient to reduce burnout in health care. The authors discuss how organizational strategies that encourage physician engagement can address burnout and its negative effects.