Effect of the 80-hour workweek on resident burnout.

  title={Effect of the 80-hour workweek on resident burnout.},
  author={Dmitri V Gelfand and Yale D. Podnos and Joseph C. Carmichael and Darin J Saltzman and Samuel Eric Wilson and Russell A. Williams},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={139 9},
  pages={933-8; discussion 938-40}
HYPOTHESIS With the introduction of the newly mandated restrictions on resident work hours, we expected improvement in subjective feelings of personal accomplishment and lessened emotional exhaustion and depersonalization. DESIGN Residents and faculty members completed an anonymous online Maslach Burnout Inventory Human Services Survey (3rd ed; Consulting Psychologist Press Inc, Palo Alto, Calif) and work-hour registry before and after implementation of new restrictions. SETTING Urban… CONTINUE READING

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