A Picture of Burnout: Case Studies and Solutions Toward Improving Radiologists' Well-being

Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. Sep-Oct 2017;46(5):365-368. doi: 10.1067/j.cpradiol.2016.12.006. Epub 2016 Dec 15.


This article uses case fictional case vignettes as a vehicle to discuss the complex way organizational and individual factors contribute to physician burnout. The article incorporates a review of the current literature on physician burnout focusing on work place inefficiency and ineffective leadership.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Burnout, Professional / prevention & control*
  • Burnout, Professional / psychology*
  • Humans
  • Internal-External Control
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Culture
  • Personal Autonomy
  • Radiologists / psychology*
  • Risk Factors