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1 4 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 7 A career in health care can be taxing, and that's why you need to always remind yourself of why you answered its calling. I'm graduating from medical school this month and after an experienced physician screamed at me over the phone about the best way to treat her hospitalized patient, I thought: What if I end up like her? That's when I decided to interview doctors about how they avoid feel- ing burned out or disillusioned. A neurologist gave me the best advice. He said trying to maintain a work-life bal- ance in health care is often unrealistic, so he created a binder that's filled with notes on patient successes and thank-you letters from families. He said flipping through the pages reminds him to be proud of the Burnout Binder Highlights What Matters Most Ideas Work That

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