Professional Burnout, Career Choice Regret, and Unmet Needs for Well-Being Among Urology Residents

Kevin Koo, Juan F Javier-DesLoges, Raymond Fang, Amanda C North, Eugene B Cone
Submitted: June, 2021

Objective: To measure burnout and career choice regret from the American Urological Association Census, a national sample of urology residents, and to identify unmet needs for well-being.

Methods: This is a cross-sectional study describing U.S. urology residents’ responses to the 22-item Maslach Burnout Inventory and questions about career and specialty choice regret from the 2019 AUA Census. Respondents reported and prioritized unmet needs for resident well-being.

Results: Among 415 respondents (31% response), the prevalence of professional burnout was 47%