Running on Empty? How Women Physicians Choose Different to Enjoy Medicine and Life More

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 12:00 AM, Online, IN


Physician burnout is an epidemic in the US. Burnout - emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and reduced perception of personal accomplishment - is very high and has soared in recent years. Fifty or more percent for doctors in internal medicine, emergency and family medicine, and critical care. Rates of women physicians burnout are 50 to 60% higher than their male colleagues’.

Learn the reasons why it’s critical to your practice and your well being to recognize these stressors and obstacles. For more information and resources, please visit AMWA online at


At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  1. Recognize common signs and symptoms related to work stress and chaotic practice conditions
  2. Learn a variety of strategies from other women physicians that will replenish your internal resources to handle obstacles and difficulties better and enjoy the rest of life more
  3. Gain guidelines and questions for feeling calmer and more competent


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Indiana University School of Medicine and American Medical Women’s Association. The Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Indiana University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations please contact the CME office at 317-274-0104 or One week advance notice will allow us to provide seamless access. Please ensure to specify the accommodations you need in order to participate.