Urology Annals
About UA | Search | Ahead of print | Current Issue | Archives | Instructions | Online submissionLogin 
Urology Annals
  Editorial Board | Subscribe | Advertise | Contact
Users Online: 714   Home Print this page  Email this page Small font size Default font size Increase font size
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 9-14

Burnout of residents: Overview from various medical institutions – A suggested model for improvement

Division of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Department of Surgery, American University of Beirut – Medical Center, Riad El-Solh 1107 2020, Beirut, Lebanon

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Yaser Z El-Hout
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Chief, Section of Pediatric Urology, Division of Urology, Director, Residency Training Program (*), American University of Beirut Medical Center, 110236/D50, Riad ElSolh 1107 2020, Beirut,(*) ACGME-I Accredited
Login to access the Email id

DOI: 10.4103/UA.UA_107_19

PMID: 32015610

Rights and Permissions

Background: Burnout is a common issue among residents across the globe. Although several attempts were made to propose better working hours for residents, burnout is still prevalent as depicted by several studies. Objectives: The aim of the paper is to review several worldwide studies related to burnout in residents and propose potential suggestions. Methods: The following paper summarizes studies pertinent to burnout in residents from different countries categorized into three main regions: North and South America, Europe, and Middle East. The studies were collected from February 2018 to March 2019. Results: Numerous studies across the world have revealed high rates of burnout in residents during the last decades. Conclusions: Various awareness and wellness programs, as well as professional counseling sessions, are proposed to help residents overcome burnout.

Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)

 Article Access Statistics
    PDF Downloaded84    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal