W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, on Identifying and Addressing Burnout

In this podcast, W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, defines burnout and related phenomena, discusses contributing demographic and related factors, and names ways to help alleviate burnout.

W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTh, is an assistant professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, TN; a family medicine physician in private practice; and a palliative care physician at West Cancer Center in Germantown, TN.

 

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