Time management: a review for physicians

J Natl Med Assoc. 1996 Sep;88(9):581-7.


This article reviews the basic concepts and techniques of time management as they relate to a medical lifestyle. Essential tools are described to help the physician reassess and sharpen skills for handling intensifying demands and constraints of juggling patient care, research, teaching, and family responsibilities. The historical background and principles of time management for three popular "best selling" techniques are critiqued. In addition, a fourth technique, or model, of time management is introduced for physician use.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Guidelines as Topic
  • Humans
  • Physicians*
  • Time Management* / economics
  • Time Management* / methods