Preserving wellness in dermatology residents Article

Full Text via DOI: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2021.02.001 Web of Science: 000732467500010

Cited authors

  • Boddie PP, Desrosiers AS, Crabtree C, Hall KD, Brodell RT


  • Although a dermatology residency is associated with a favorable lifestyle, nearly one in three budding dermatologists meet the criteria for burnout. The competitive nature of dermatology residency selection may confer a predisposition to burnout. Contributing factors during residency include a high volume clinical experience and frequent use of electronic health records. Women may face particular pressures in managing work-life balance when starting a family during dermatology residency. In addition to preventing burnout before residency, fears of professional repercussions should be alleviated to ensure resident well-being. We have focusedW focus on the causes of burnout among dermatology residents and suggest solutions to promote wellness. Published by Elsevier Inc.


Publication date

  • 2021

Published in


International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0738-081X

Number of pages

  • 7

Start page

  • 1025

End page

  • 1031


  • 39


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