A state of mental and physical exhaustion due to excessive/prolonged stress
diminished sense of personal accomplishment
Everyone has a physical, emotional and spiritual energy pool. Each pool has a
certain percentage of energy reserve. Activities and stress that leads to depletion of
the reserve without replenishment leads to risk of burnout.
Physical energy pool come from caring for the physical body which includes eating,
Emotional energy pool comes from maintaining healthy relationships at work and
Spiritual energy pool comes from connecting with your sense of purpose.
Prevalence of Burnout
Over 50% of medical students and over 44% of physicians experience burnout with
16% experiencing clinical form of depression.