New episode of DocTalks: Physician burnout during COVID-19

Issue: BCMJ, vol. 63, No. 3, April 2021, Page 131 News COVID-19

Reports of physician burnout are increasing as BC doctors work to meet the unprecedented demands generated by the COVID-19 pandemic. But what does burnout look like? How do you recognize the early warning signs so you can take steps to prevent it? And where do doctors go for help?

In the latest episode of DocTalks, psychiatrist Dr Jennifer Russel and family doctor Dr Lawrence Yang share their perspectives about how burnout affects doctors, how to recognize it, and what steps to take to minimize the impact. From deploying personal coping strategies to implementing leadership and QI methodology and advocating for system-wide enhancements, they share the methods they’ve adopted—in their personal and professional lives—to stay well, and discuss what supports are available for doctors. DocTalks is available for download on all podcast platforms, and on the Doctors of BC website at

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