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How Do Houston Doctors Keep from Burning Out?

How Do Houston Doctors Keep from Burning Out?

stressed-doctorHave a high stress job? Feel like you’re burning out a bit? It happens to a lot of Houstonians – notably to physicians, who too often spend more time with paperwork and less with their patients.

We discuss what’s behind physician burnout, and how it impacts the doctor-patient relationship.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael HagertyMichael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He got his start on the air as a college student hosting Morning Edition at KACU-FM in Abilene, Texas. A native of the Chicago area and an avid Cubs fan, Michael spent four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.View all posts by Michael Hagerty →