Burnout and association with resident performance as assessed by Pediatric Milestones: An exploratory study

Betty B Staples, Ann E Burke, Maneesh Batra, Kathi J Kemper, Alan Schwartz, Paria M Wilson, Charles J Schubert, John D Mahan, Janet R Serwint
Submitted: August, 2020

Prior work demonstrating that burnout is associated with decreased performance in medical trainees has relied on self-report and/or single-site studies. We explored the relationship between burnout status and Milestones-based scores in pediatric residents nationally. In April to June 2016, we confidentially surveyed residents using the Maslach Burnout Inventory. Separately, programs submitted resident Milestones scores in Ju