Want to beat physician burnout, exhaustion, and constant stress?

Get the step-by-step proven process to the career and life of your dreams created by ICF Master Certified Coach Gail Gazelle, MD

Want to beat physician burnout, exhaustion, and constant stress?

physician burnout coach gail gazelle MD

Get the step-by-step proven process to the career and life of your dreams created by ICF Master Certified Coach Gail Gazelle, MD

Master Certified Coach for Physicians Dr. Gazelle has been featured in:

There has never been a more difficult time to be in medicine. Doctors are turning to coaching.

Let me ask you a question:

When you dreamt of being a doctor all those years ago…

Did you think it would be like this?

Let’s go back and visit that version of you. What did you dream of?

You put years and years and years into learning, and training, while your peers bought homes and got promoted.

Why?

At one point you dreamed of being where you are today:

You were smart, curious, and excited to help people.

To solve society’s biggest problems.

To give people the care they need.

And to be respected, and admired.

And of course…have a balanced, financially secure life with people you love.

Not a life of burnout, stress, wrested autonomy, and exhaustion.

physician healthcare burnout coaching. Gail Gazelle MD

“I owe Gail my peace of mind and will forever be indebted to her.”

– Emergency Physician | North Carolina

The life of a modern-day physician

What Is Physician Burnout

Maybe you’re getting a fair dose of balance today.

But more likely than not, your practice (and life) is nothing like you imagined it to be.

You’ve got charts. On top of charts. On top of charts.

More patient visits. More profits (for them).

Less time. Time with family, time to rest, time to enjoy life.

And after Covid things have only gotten worse.

You may be under chronic stress, with an underprepared leader, in an understaffed organization.

There’s exhaustion, there’s self-doubt, there’s the Imposter Syndrome, there’s sleepless nights.

It’s work, work, work…

Regularly skipping your lunch break

Coming home in “zombie mode”

Missing important moments

Just “getting by,” or “surviving”

And after everything you invested to get here…

You might even be wondering if it was all worth it.

I’ll say it again.

You deserve more.

And the good news is, more is more than possible.

Yes, I’m ready for change:

(Note that post-Covid, because so many MDs are looking for coaching, we cannot help everyone. Fill out an application to secure your spot today.)

“Now, rather than being managed, I am leading more effectively. I couldn’t have gotten here without Gail.”

– Chief of Cardiac Surgery

My burnout story – Dr. Gail Gazelle

Part 1: The Beginning

I care so much about helping physicians get more from their lives.

Because I remember living with less.

It’s 2007: Just before the financial crisis. I’m in Boston, practicing as a palliative care physician and raising my 12 year old son, Daavi.

And as an MD, and a mom, I am excruciatingly burned out. About as bad as it gets.

I’m all but consumed by guilt – at home, for not being with patients, and at work, for not being with Daavi.

I have a deep, furrowed brow, I’m always tired, and every night I grind my teeth before a miserable night’s sleep, to do it again the next day.

Part 2: My Breaking Point

I try everything – therapy, changing my schedule, etc., but it just feels like rearranging the deck chairs on a sinking ship.

And that ship is sinking fast.

I’m ready to quit. But I don’t even know what else I would do. Once upon a time… I really wanted this. But I’m at a breaking point.

Luckily enough, I stumbled upon a flyer for a coach for doctors, in Boston.

Of course, I’m skeptical (as most physicians are). But I don’t have much of a choice – something has to change.

Part 3: Living a Life of Balance as a Physician

So I jump in.

And very quickly…

I make incredible breakthroughs…

My coach believes in me, champions me, pushes me to show up in different ways…

And my life starts to look a lot different.

Externally, I jump to Medical Director, and CMO, and faculty at Harvard Med.

My work is published twice in the NEJM…

And I even write my first book.

The accolades come rolling in.

My colleagues ask “Where did the old Gail go?…” and I even overhear

“Wow, she must be in love!”

The internal shifts are even more stark.

For the first time… I actually look forward to work.

That overwhelming sense of guilt and not-enoughness is gone.

I’m free from the burden of constant stress and rumination.

And I start really living life – making space for me. More. And more.

The transition was so powerful that in 2010 I made the leap and became a coach in my own right.

And now, years later, I’ve guided 500+ physicians through the exact same journey. From less, to more.

I’m an ICF Master Certified Coach (MCC and MD), and my work is featured in CNN, WSJ, Fox, Medical Economics, NPR, KevinMD, etc. etc.

And if there’s one theme I’ve seen across those hundreds and hundreds of docs…

It’s that no matter where you are today.

More. Is. Possible.

Much sooner than you think

“I have the same job with the same inexperienced supervisor, the same staff, and the same patients but I have changed. It was the best money I have ever spent.”

– Family Physician | Arizona

How I help physicians like you with burnout and so much More

Imagine.

Imagine going to bed on Sunday night not dreading your week ahead

Having time to eat more than just a bar or bag of chips in between patient visits

Or even better…actually taking your lunch break, and actually eating a healthy, nourishing lunch

Having time to exercise – not as a “have to do” but a “get to do”

No longer working in an oppressive working environment

Able to enjoy full presence and actually open up to romance and real connection

Coming home to a house of full presence, calm, and lightness

Being able to be 100% present and there for your children and your loved ones

Imagine becoming one of the physicians that “has it all together”

Having the same mastery over yourself that you have over your craft

Able to smile and enjoy life despite whatever dysfunction is around you

Connecting fully with your patients and being proud of the difference you make

Being respected and admired by your entire team and really living life, when you aren’t working.

Below are the stories of real physicians who have made those changes.

Yes, I’m ready for change:

(Note that post-Covid, because so many MDs are looking for coaching, we cannot help everyone. Fill out an application to secure your spot today.)

What doctors are saying about
Dr. Gazelle’s burnout coaching

I cannot say enough about how useful this coaching has been to my career and quality of life. I have referred dozens of colleagues to Gail and, they have talked about how incredibly helpful she has been to them.”

Jane Liebschutz, MD | Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine

“She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and how to work through very challenging career circumstances I was facing. She encouraged me, she inspired me, she pushed me, and all of that helped me get through a really rough year. I owe her a lot.

Allison Jordan, MD | Medical Director, Palliative Medicine

“I work in a very politically charged environment with many silos having competing interests and agendas. Gail’s coaching helped me see through this, and to maintain focus on the priorities of my department.”

John Goncalves, MD, FACC | Director, Cardiac Surgery

I started coaching with Gail because I was dreading going to work, my Press Ganeys were awful and I was considering early retirement. I thought that investing a little time and money in prolonging my career was worth trying, even though I was really skeptical. Coaching with Gail turned things around.

Dr Rada Jones | MD

I would recommend her highly for any physician or physician group looking to optimize personal well-being and professional leadership skills.”

Paul DeSandr MD, FACEM | Emergency Medicine, Palliative and Supportive Care

Without your coaching, I do not think I would have received the opportunity to lead and serve medicine in my new position.

Robert Saper, MD MPH |
Chair, Department of Wellness and Preventive Medicine at Cleveland Clinic

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Gail is an excellent physician coach whom I can’t recommend enough! I have been working with her for over a year and she has helped me to focus on what is important while working through the issues that often arise with a medical career.

Her coaching has not only helped me on a professional level but on a personal level as well.

She has helped me to shift my mindset and I can honestly say I am happier than ever in the field of medicine. Everyone should be fortunate enough to have someone like her as a coach!

Anil Maheshwari |Weight Management and Wellness Physician, Cleveland Clinic Canada

“As a new surgeon, I found myself needing guidance in navigating interpersonal relationships and setting boundaries. Within just a few sessions, we homed in on issues and created actionable tasks.

Sheena Harris | Vascular Surgeon at Salem Health

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“Dr. Gazelle has been my coach for about a year. As a new surgeon, I found myself needing guidance in navigating interpersonal relationships and setting boundaries. Within just a few sessions, we homed in on issues and created actionable tasks.

It has been a pleasure to continue to work with her. She is calm, thoughtful, and insightful. Her advice is practical and straightforward. I can’t say enough about how helpful she has been, and I would — and have — wholeheartedly recommend her services.”

Sheena Harris | Vascular Surgeon at Salem Health

When my employer was considering dismissing me, Dr Gazelle went to bat for me helping my employer see that I was good at heart and worth salvaging.

Thomas Saphner MD FACP | Principle Investigator at Aurora NCORP

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“I originally connected with Dr. Gazelle at the requirement of my employer due to problems I was experiencing getting along with coworkers.

Dr Gazelle took the time to understand what I was experiencing. She challenged beliefs, introduced new perspectives, and helped me develop a completely different way to view and handle these conflicts.

When my employer was considering dismissing me, Dr Gazelle went to bat for me helping my employer see that I was good at heart and worth salvaging.

As a result of the coaching, I now recognize when I am agitated or provoked, and I have the right tools to keep from getting into conflicts at work or outside of work. My wife says that I am much easier to get along with!

Even though my employer concluded that needed no further coaching, I have continued working with Gail on my own accord because of how positively it has impacted my life.”

Thomas Saphner MD FACP | Principle Investigator at Aurora NCORP

She has helped me to shift my mindset and I can honestly say I am happier than ever in the field of medicine. Everyone should be fortunate enough to have someone like her as a coach!

Anil Maheshwari |Weight Management and Wellness Physician, Cleveland Clinic Canada

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Gail is an excellent physician coach whom I can’t recommend enough! I have been working with her for over a year and she has helped me to focus on what is important while working through the issues that often arise with a medical career.

Her coaching has not only helped me on a professional level but on a personal level as well.

She has helped me to shift my mindset and I can honestly say I am happier than ever in the field of medicine. Everyone should be fortunate enough to have someone like her as a coach!

Anil Maheshwari |Weight Management and Wellness Physician, Cleveland Clinic Canada

In the span of working together for 3 months, I successfully studied for and passed licensing boards without procrastinating.

Katarina Ruscic, MD, PhD | Director of Anesthesia for Plastic, Reconstructive and Breast Oncology Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital

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Gail has helped me take my career productivity and happiness to the next level. In the span of working together for 3 months, I successfully studied for and passed licensing boards without procrastinating.

I applied for and won a leadership role in my department that I wouldn’t have thought to consider a few months ago.

I am spending my time pushing goals forward and enjoying my family instead of spinning my wheels on worrying thanks to helpful mental constructs she has helped me develop. I can’t wait to see what the next few months working together will bring!

Katarina Ruscic, MD, PhD | Director of Anesthesia for Plastic, Reconstructive and Breast Oncology Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital

Gail helped me develop an arsenal of tools for daily interactions that I used to find draining. I am more confident, less ruminant, and happier!

Heather Jacene | Associate Professor at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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The time that I spent working with Gail has been invaluable for my career and personal well-being.

Through careful listening and understanding how my mind “ticks”, Gail helped me develop an arsenal of tools for daily interactions that I used to find draining. I am more confident, less ruminant, and happier!

Heather Jacene | Associate Professor at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

As a recent “graduate” of Gail’s Best Self Physician Leadership Program, I am amazed at what a difference a year makes. 

Meredith J | Physician informaticist

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As a recent “graduate” of Gail’s Best Self Physician Leadership Program, I am amazed at what a difference a year makes. I engaged Gail’s services at a transition point in my career.

Working with Gail helped me lean into my strengths, values, and emotional intelligence to build confidence and overcome imposter beliefs. Gail was a delight to work with – easy to talk to, asked thought-provoking questions, and committed to finding ways to help me achieve my goals.

Meredith J | Physician informaticist

Gail is absolutely the best! I have utilized her expertise and coaching services for 2 years now, and I have been nothing but impressed. She has helped me ground myself, so that I am able be the best leader that I am capable of being. She has provided training for me far beyond what any book or course could ever teach. I cannot say enough about how essential she has been to my career.

Sonal Bhakta, MD,MPH,FACP | Chief Medical Officer

With Gail’s help, I’ve been able to find myself again and prioritize what matters most to me. I have stayed in the same job and profession but am so much happier. With all my thanks Gail!

M. Aileen Soriano-Pisaturo | Physician at Roger Williams Senior Health Care Associates

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I was on the verge of walking away from my job and from being a physician. I felt fraudulent, perpetually tired and emotionally overburdened, and that life was about everybody else but me. Coaching has been life-changing and has empowered me as a physician, mother, and leader.

With Gail’s help, I’ve been able to find myself again and prioritize what matters most to me. I have stayed in the same job and profession but am so much happier. With all my thanks Gail!

M. Aileen Soriano-Pisaturo | Physician at Roger Williams Senior Health Care Associates

My work with Gail allowed me to be open to meeting my husband. 

Gail, thank you for working with me and helping me remove the barriers I had created because it helped me meet my soulmate!

Denise Lano | PA at Kirk Family Practice

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I was a client of Dr. Gazelle’s for professional coaching, working with her through an in-house leadership development program at my place of employment. Our initial sessions were face-to-face, and then transitioned to phone sessions.

I mention this because I did not think phone sessions would be as worthwhile, but they definitely were just as beneficial as in person sessions. Gail helped me to identify and breakdown beliefs that were preventing me from reaching my leadership potential and then to develop strategies to move forward. Professionally, our work improved my self-esteem and leadership skills. There was also a personal benefit as well. My work with Gail allowed me to be open to meeting my husband. He and I met through an online dating site, and as I read his profile I initially found it very intimidating: Bachelors degrees in Physics and Math, Masters in Theology, PhD in Physics, extensive world traveling, well-read, and very knowledgeable. Then I realized that I was letting old beliefs guide me. I used my new beliefs and skills to be open to having a conversation with this man, and as soon as we began talking all those concerns melted away and we found we had so much in common. And, he thinks I’m the intelligent one!

Gail, thank you for working with me and helping me remove the barriers I had created because it helped me meet my soulmate!

Denise Lano | PA at Kirk Family Practice

Gail was instrumental in helping me identify my goals, articulate my career (and life) purpose, define my best self, and act on my stated goals. Most of all, she helped me align my career goals with my career decisions. It is this alignment of purpose and action that helped me move beyond burnout into career satisfaction. I highly recommend her services.

Ali John Zarrabi | Physician, Assistant Professor at Emory University

I feel privileged to have had Gail as my coach. She helped me prioritize what is important in my life and professionally. I felt very supported by Gail as she helped me move past my block, so I could effectively pursue what really matters to me. Thank you Gail.

Shirly (Shalu) Ramchandani | SmartLifestylesMD

I found Gail during a difficult time in my career and personal life. Despondent, stressed and uncertain of my future course, our first phone call was extraordinarily resonant. I remember thinking…”finally!! someone who gets me!! and can really help!”

Amitasrigowri Murthy | Women’s health physician and advocate

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I found Gail during a difficult time in my career and personal life. Despondent, stressed and uncertain of my future course, our first phone call was extraordinarily resonant. I remember thinking…”finally!! someone who gets me!! and can really help!”

Despite never actually working face to face, Gail was (and is) extremely understanding, calm and experienced. She could keep pace with my changing emotions and needs and she was (and is) VERY patient!! Even when I could not see the value in some of the exercises we were doing. She was always able to tweak her approaches to be able to find one that I could and would be able to do.

I ended every session with a feeling of deep gratitude – for Gail’s assistance in helping me frame my desires and for her patience. This is despite the fact that it took me a very long while to find a course to steer that I could enjoy and despite the fact that oftentimes, I felt that I made very little progress between sessions. However, Gail would remind me that small steps are crucial and that the pace I was traveling at was the right one.

Moreover, I LOVED the fact that she is so culturally aware and encouraged me to intertwine those comforting aspects of both my religion and cultural experience into our work. These fused exercises are ones that I continue to use – even after our sessions have ended.

With her help, I realized that it is ok to now work to live and NOT live to work.

Amitasrigowri Murthy | Women’s health physician and advocate

Gail’s ability to take me back to my core values and goals and figure out small steps to take to move toward these. Taking these small steps helped me gain the courage to make a bigger change in my career which I could have never imagined six months ago.

Gayle Poulio | Senior Medical Director at AstraZeneca

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When I started working with Gail, I was overwhelmed with work and home responsibilities but felt unsure of how to change my circumstances and of what I really wanted my life to look like. I really appreciated Gail’s ability to take me back to my core values and goals and figure out small steps to take to move toward these.

Taking these small steps helped me gain the courage to make a bigger change in my career which I could have never imagined six months ago.

I am grateful for her support and ability to challenge me to take action. I would highly recommend her services to anyone who needs a little extra help getting to a more satisfying and peaceful place in their work/life balance.

Gayle Poulio | Senior Medical Director at AstraZeneca

Coaching with Gail was a professional game changer for me. She helped liberate me from long-standing imposter feelings and facilitated the emergence of my true leadership self.

Sherika Newman | Associate Medical Director, Atlanta

“Thank you, Thank you, Thank you for your keynote lecture at our annual meeting. The formal evaluations were universally positive. Just one day after your outstanding presentation I have already received several calls thanking us for having you speak to our group. 

Pierre Ezzi MD | President Lahey Clinical Performance Network LCPN

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“Thank you, Thank you, Thank you for your keynote lecture at our annual meeting. The formal evaluations were universally positive.

Just one day after your outstanding presentation I have already received several calls thanking us for having you speak to our group.

Your ability to engage and resonate with Doctors and speak to them in our language is amazing. I give you my highest praise and would recommend you to not only to physicians but to any group engaged in any facet of healthcare.”

Pierre Ezzi MD | President Lahey Clinical Performance Network LCPN

Yes, I’m ready for change:

(Note that post-Covid, because so many MDs are looking for coaching, we cannot help everyone. Fill out an application to secure your spot today.)

Mindful MD, the burnout bible for healthcare and physicians

Mindful MD  – Dr. Gail Gazelle

I wrote Mindful MD: 6 Ways Mindfulness Restores Your Autonomy and Cures Healthcare Burnout as a guidebook for how physicians can take their happiness back into their own hands in the face of a broken medical system.

The book details the lessons I have learned coaching over 500 doctors, and in reading it you’ll have your coach for doctor burnout, the imposter syndrome, compassion fatigue, perfectionism, and the other inner hurdles that may be contributing to your dissatisfaction.

Click here to learn more about the book, and download your free chapter!

Mindful MD book

“I highly recommend Dr. Gazelle’s expertise to anyone seeking a deeper understanding of burnout and practical solutions to overcome it.”

– Anesthesiologist | Boston

About your Doctor burnout coach

Preventing Doctor, Healthcare, and Medical Burnout

While you may have a hard time relating to that dreaded “b-word,” the fact of the matter is, nearly 50% of physicians are burned out (Medscape.)

And just like marriage… just because 50% end in divorce, it doesn’t mean the other 50% are waking up ecstatic.

The common symptoms of physician burnout and healthcare burnout are the “big 3” depersonalization, physical and emotional exhaustion, and a loss of self-efficacy.

If you’re consistently tired, have lost compassion for your patients or your purpose as an MD, and are doubting your abilities as a physician, you’re likely burned out.

My Healthcare Burnout Mission - Dr. Gail Gazelle

My mission is simple: I give physicians, physician leaders, and other healthcare professionals the tools and confidence they need to thrive in their lives and careers. Through coaching physicians, workshops, and keynotes, I help my clients overcome physician burnout and live incredible lives.

As Harvard Medical School faculty and a 30-year practicing hospice physician, I understand what physicians and physician leaders experience, and how they approach problems. I’ve witnessed and experienced the physician burnout epidemic firsthand, and that’s why I’ve dedicated my career to combating it.

I’ve seen so many physicians and leaders in rough shape, burned out, and feeling unhappy and hopeless. Through our coaching, they have completely reversed burnout and turned their lives and careers around. Over the last decade, I’ve had the pleasure of coaching over 500  healthcare and physician leaders, and they’ve gone on to achieve immense satisfaction, pride, and joy in both their professional and personal lives.

I provide the tools that lead to increased productivity and efficiency, resilience in healthcare, and the professional meaning and satisfaction you deserve.

You can live the life and career you want. I believe in you!

Preventing healthcare burnout

Physician burnout is a long-term stress reaction to the demands of the modern healthcare environment. Long hours, the EMR, the emotional intensity of practice, and decreased time with each patient can lead physicians to become emotionally exhausted and lose their sense of personal achievement.

Physician burnout is on the rise with multiple studies revealing rates of 40-60% in almost every specialty.

I coach physicians one-on-one and through physician burnout coaching help physicians build resilience and live the lives they dreamed of when entering medicine.

Harvard Medical School Faculty, Physician Coach, Certified Mindfulness Teacher, Twice published NEJM, Keynote Speaker, and Author

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In addition to publications in the New England Journal of Medicine, Oprah Winfrey’s O Magazine, the Journal of the American Association for Physician Leadership, Dr. Gazelle is a certified mindfulness teacher, a former consultant for the United States Department of Justice, and one of the nation’s preeminent physician burnout coaches.

She is also the author of “Everyday Resilience,” released in August 2020.

Dr. Gail Gazelle’s Healthcare Burnout Coaching model

1

Build core skills to combat burnout

  • With neuroscience and mindfulness-based tools, move from a fixed to a growth mindset.
  • Establish confidence by overcoming self-doubt and self-defeating beliefs.
  • Develop and master the emotional intelligence needed to face conflict head on.

2

Gain deep insight into burnout

  • Identify and move past whatever is keeping you stuck.
  • Develop mindfulness of limiting thoughts and behaviors.
  • Grow communication habits that ensure team buy-in and alignment with goals.

3

Achieve these outcomes

  • Leave work at work and be more present with loved ones.
  • Prevent burnout in themselves and their teams.
  • Decrease procrastination and become more efficient and fulfilled at work.

Yes, I’m ready for change:

(Note that post-Covid, because so many MDs are looking for coaching, we cannot help everyone. Fill out an application to secure your spot today.)

Healthcare and medical burnout by specialty

Physicians are not the only ones that suffer from burnout. Most of the healthcare and medical fields suffer from burnout as well.

Below, take a look at the doctor burnout rate by specialty – and see how your specialty stacks up against others. (Source is Medscape Physician Burnout & Depression Report, 2023).

The Most Burned Out Doctor Types

Physician Burnout

According to the 2023 Physician Burnout and Depression Report, 47% of participating psychiatrists self-reported that they were burned out.

Psychiatrists would benefit from physician coaching as well.

Emergency Physician burnout

According to the 2023 Physician Burnout and Depression Report, 65% of participating Emergency Medicine physicians self-reported that they were burned out.

This is the highest rate of burnout of any specialty.

Burned-out Emergency Medicine physicians see great benefit from coaching.

Anesthesiologist burnout

According to the 2023 Physician Burnout and Depression Report, 55% of participating anesthesiologists self-reported that they were burned out.

Anesthesiologists benefit greatly from coaching.

Oncologist burnout

According to the 2023 Physician Burnout and Depression Report, 52% of participating psychiatrists self-reported that they were burned out.

Oncologists, as well, benefit greatly from MD coaching.

Cardiologist burnout

According to the 2023 Physician Burnout and Depression Report, 43% of participating cardiologists self-reported that they are burned out.

Hospitalist burnout

According to the 2023 Physician Burnout and Depression Report, 60% of participating hospitalists self-reported that they are burned out.

Hospitalists, as well, benefit greatly from our physician coaching.

Family Physician burnout

According to the 2023 Physician Burnout and Depression Report, 55% of participating family physicians self-reported that they are burned out.

We’ve coached many family physicians and to hear some of their stories visit the testimonials page here.

Surgeon burnout

According to the 2023 Physician Burnout and Depression Report, 51% of participating surgeons self-reported that they were burned out.

Working in high-intensity operating rooms, surgeons benefit greatly from our coaching.

Pediatrician Burnout

According to the 2023 Physician Burnout and Depression Report, 59% of participating pediatricians self-reported that they are burned out.

Hospitalists, as well, benefit greatly from our physician coaching.

Ob/Gyn Burnout

According to the 2023 Physician Burnout and Depression Report, 58% of participating gynecologists self-reported that they were burned out.

Ob/Gyn docs have benefitted greatly from our coaching.

Gastrointerologist Burnout

According to the 2023 Physician Burnout and Depression Report, 52% of participating gastrointerologists self-reported that they are burned out.

GI docs have benefitted greatly from our coaching.

Nurse Burnout Statistics

Don’t see your specialty here? Outside of these highly burned-out specialties, unfortunately, physicians from every specialty are suffering.

We’ve coached physicians from every specialty, setting, and level of leadership.

Some Healthcare Burnout Facts

Doctor Burnout

According to the 2023 Physician Burnout and Depression Report, 53% of participating medical doctors self-reported that they are burned out.

The overall physician burnout rate has hovered around 50% over the last several years, increasing from 42% in 2018, pre-covid.

Physician burnout by gender

According to the report, 63% of women physicians are burned out, compared to 46% of their male colleagues.

Decreased representation in leadership, heightened expectations and other double standards may contribute to this difference.

Causes of Doctor Burnout

According to the report, the number one cause of burnout, reported by the participating physicians, was too many bureaucratic tasks. 

The EHR is a stark pain point for many physicians. If you’d like a copy of our Stress-Free Charting Guide, click here.

Burnout coaching

13% of physicians have sought professional help for their burnout, and 47% percent have not but would consider it.

More and more physicians are considering coaching – sometimes to get the result you want, you have to try something new.

Is physician, doctor, md, healthcare, and medical burnout the same?

Call it whatever you’d like physician, doctor, MD, healthcare, or medical burnout, burnout coaching by Dr. Gazelle has helped over 500 doctors and it can help you too.

Like coaching for athletes and executives, physician coaching is a powerful and thought-provoking way to help physicians achieve their professional goals and maximize their potential.

Dr. Gazelle combines the best evidence-based approaches in mindfulness, neuroscience, emotional intelligence, focus, and decision-making.

Her coaching encourages:

  • Stronger leadership
  • Increased efficiency and productivity
  • Improved brain function
  • Tools to sharpen every aspect of your performance
  • Greater compassion for yourself and others
  • An overall sense of calm

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