Tag: American Academy of Neurology

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Focus of AAN Presidential Lecture: Neurologist Burnout

In case you missed it, the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) was held last month (April 2017), and a big topic of conversation was neurologist burnout. “[Burnout] is an epidemic, and we need to do something about it,” said Academy president Terrence Cascino, MD, FAAN in his Presidential Lecture. Physician burnout…
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Neurology APPs Have Officially Arrived: Should You Consider Adding One to Your Practice?

Just weeks ago at the 2018 meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) a new group officially emerged onto the neurology landscape: Advanced Practice Providers (APP). Largely due to the country-wide shortages of neurologists, APPs have been joining neurology practices in increasing numbers. At this year’s AAN meeting, the new thousand-member strong Consortium of…
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The Joy of Joy Rounds

Intense work environments. Packed schedules. Logistical distractions from providing care to patients. Sound familiar? These issues don’t just drive burnout. They do something else pernicious: They diminish joy—within individuals and in work environments. Neurologist Kim Hutchison has developed a way for individuals and groups to push back against this problem. She calls it Joy Rounds.…