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Let’s address burnout in oncologists and reimagine the way we work

Burnout is a substantial issue associated with the medical profession, with oncology being no exception. Increasing focus is being placed on implementing solutions to address physician burnout, and successful interventions have encompassed the following themes: the presence of an organizational mandate, data-driven and grassroots quality improvements, and a focus on systems change.

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The authors acknowledge The Royal Marsden and Institute of Cancer Research National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre for Cancer (BRC).

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Murali, K., Banerjee, S. Let’s address burnout in oncologists and reimagine the way we work. Nat Rev Clin Oncol 16, 1–2 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41571-018-0097-9

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