"Self-care and doing your personal work is a key piece in preventing burnout, maintaining professionalism, and delivering compassionate care to your patients. Caring professions require a lot of output in the support of others. When we miss the self-care and self-awareness portions of the equation, we neglect our humanity and our own needs. This is an unsustainable pattern that leads to burn out and compassion fatigue. Getting professional support is crucial in being a healthcare practitioner. You need support for yourself so that you can support others responsibly and professionally." ~Dr. Aaron Wong
"Burnout is a major problem in the medical profession. Physician burnout has been shown to predict medical error more strongly than fatigue Doctors who keep working despite" .... ( click here ) to read original article.
Dr. Aaron Wong, ND, RTC is a Naturopathic Physician, Counsellor, and Educator. He believes that fostering heart-centred relationships with patients, while considering self-care and personal growth as a clinician, is emotionally responsible and a more sustainable way to practice.