Alleviating physician burnout

The economic landscape for today’s medical practices is notoriously challenging and it is taking a toll on the mental and physical well-being of the medical profession. According to a 2019 Medscape survey, 44% of physicians feel burnt out, and 15% feel either colloquially or clinically depressed. 

One way that some physicians have sought to alleviate these problems is by broadening their practice and introducing cash-based aesthetic services.

One doctor's approach: Falguni Patel, MD, FACOG discusses why she chose to introduce aesthetic servies into her practice and how it can alleviate some of the financial burden and lack of work-life balance that is common within today's healthcare environment. She addresses:

  • What is physician burnout and why is it happening?
  • Where to start with adding additional services to your practice
  • How to take the plunge and tips for building awareness