A burnout epidemic is hurting doctors — and their patients


In the darkest moments of her depressive episode, Dr. Carol Pak-Teng lay in bed for hours, struggling to summon up the energy to work another 12-hour shift in the emergency room. “There were moments where I thought, ‘If I just melted away into this bed, that wouldn’t be so bad,’ ” the 34-year-old recalls of that…

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