Five Prescriptions for Clinician Burnout and Workforce Resiliency

With stretched resources and burnout rates reaching historic proportions, there are practical ways for leaders to invest in their most strategic asset: the workforce.

Today, healthcare employees say the demands of their work leave them feeling defeated. It’s a top-of-mind challenge for hospital and health system CEOs: “How can we create an environment that eases stress for existing staff and creates a culture where people want to come to work?” 

While much attention is given to the plight of physicians, nurses, and other frontline workers in this environment, the truth is that healthcare professionals at every level are stretched operationally, physically, psychologically, and emotionally. 


Here are five ways healthcare leaders can better support staff while building strategies to attract top talent: 

  1. Get feedback on what employees want and act on it
  2. Help employees work at the top of their skillset
  3. Invite a more diverse and equitable workplace
  4. Invest in total reward innovation
  5. Lean into empathetic automation to create a more satisfying work environment

By reimagining processes, staffing, and benefits to transform the experience of work for healthcare professionals, leaders can create a healthier and more fulfilling workplace, today and for the future.


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Edward Abraham, MD, Partner

John McLean, Partner

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