Longitudinal study evaluating the association between physician burnout and changes in professional work effort

Tait D. Shanafelt, MD, Michelle Mungo, MBA, Jaime Schmitgen, MPA, Kristin A. Storz, MA, David Reeves, PhD, Sharonne N. Hayes, MD, Jeff A. Sloan, PhD, Stephen J. Swensen, MD, Steven J. Buskirk, MD
Submitted: April, 2016

Between 2008 and 2014, the proportion of physicians working less than full-time at Mayo increase significantly (13.5% to 16%). Measures of burnout and declining satisfaction were strongly associated with actual reductions in professional work effort over 2 years (2011-2014).

Resource Type:
  • Peer Reviewed Research
Study Design:
  • Survey/Study
  • Longitudinal Study
  • Burnout, Well-being, & Professionalism