What factors drive burnout among health care providers?

“I think one of the issues that we face as physicians…is during training, long hours and a lack of control over our schedule indoctrinates surgeons with habits that may be counterproductive to achieving life balance after entering practice,” says Raj S. Pruthi, MD, MHA FACS.

In this video, Raj S. Pruthi, MD, MHA FACS, explains how young physicians can create a habit of delaying gratification that could predispose them to burnout in the future. Pruthi is professor and chair of urology, University of California, San Francisco.