Burnout of Radiologists: Frequency, Risk Factors, and Remedies: A Report of the ACR Commission on Human Resources Article

Full Text via DOI: 10.1016/j.jacr.2015.11.003 PMID: 26768546 Web of Science: 000374276900015

Cited authors

  • Harolds, Jay A.; Parikh, Jay R.; Bluth, Edward I.; Dutton, Sharon C.; Recht, Michael P.


  • Burnout is a concern for radiologists. The burnout rate is greater among diagnostic radiologists than the mean for all physicians, while radiation oncologists have a slightly lower burnout rate. Burnout can result in unprofessional behavior, thoughts of suicide, premature retirement, and errors in patient care. Strategies to reduce burnout include addressing the sources of job dissatisfaction, instilling lifestyle balance, finding reasons to work other than money, improving money management, developing a support group, and seeking help when needed.

Publication date

  • 2016

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1546-1440

Start page

  • 411

End page

  • 416


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