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Rising Tide of Burnout in Health Care: Affecting Providers & Patients Alike

From the Show: Mindful Medicine
Summary: Burnout not only affects healthcare providers themselves -- it also has a significant impact on their family members and even their patients.
Air Date: 4/7/20
Duration: 22:50
Host: Holly Lucille, RN, ND
Guest Bio: Greg Hammer, MD
Greg Hammer, MD, is a pediatric intensive care physician, pediatric anesthesiologist, and professor at Stanford University Medical Center. A member of the Stanford WellMD initiative and the Wellness Committee for the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Dr. Hammer is currently the Chair of the Physician Wellness Task Force for the California Society of Anesthesiologists. He has been a visiting professor and lecturer on wellness at institutions worldwide and teaches GAIN to medical students, residents and fellows at Stanford.

Dr. Hammer’s clinical focus is in pediatric cardiac anesthesia and pediatric critical care medicine. His research is in developmental pharmacology and immunology, and he has an active laboratory with multiple ongoing studies in these areas. He has published widely on topics related to pharmacology and perioperative care of children undergoing cardiac and thoracic procedures as well as organ transplantation.

Dr. Hammer is a health enthusiast and meditator, utilizing a non-duality and mindfulness-based approach, including the GAIN method. Dr. Hammer is the author of GAIN without Pain: The Happiness Handbook for Health Care Professionals, which will be released May 15, 2020.
  • Book Title: GAIN without Pain: The Happiness Handbook for Health Care Professionals
Rising Tide of Burnout in Health Care: Affecting Providers & Patients Alike
Burnout is on the rise.

This problem not only affects healthcare providers themselves -- it also has a significant impact on their family members and even their patients.

Greg Hammer, MD, is a pediatric intensive care physician, pediatric anesthesiologist, and professor at Stanford University Medical Center. In his new book, GAIN without Pain: The Happiness Handbook for Health Care Professionals, he explores this devastating issue and what can be done to solve it.

Listen as Dr. Hammer joins Dr. Holly to describe the four steps of GAIN and how it is a path to personal resilience and happiness for health care professionals.
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