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Avoiding CT Surgery Physician Assistant Burnout

Posted by CT Assist on Sep 16, 2013 12:04:09 PM

CT Surgery Physician Assistants are the workhorses for most CT Surgery programs across the nation.  There are dwindling numbers of experienced CT surgery Physician Assistants with the skill-sets required to effectively manage the high acuity patients.  General Surgery residents are leaving CT Surgery in droves to maintain their strict 80 hour work week.   CT Surgery PAs are leaving the jobs they love to pursue a better life in a less demanding specialty.  There exists a shortage of CT Surgeons, and the problem will likely worsen.  Hospitals are asking for more than ever from their CT Surgery physician assistants, putting their PAs at risk of burnout.

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Topics: CT Assist, CT Surgery Burnout, CV Surgery Burnout, CVT Surgery Burnout, Physician Assistant Burnout, Physician Assistant Work/Life Balance, Surgery Work/Life Balance, Work/Life Balance