It Takes a Village: A Multimodal Approach to Addressing Radiologist Burnout

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Burnout is a significant issue confronting the medical profession, to which radiology is no exception. Addressing burnout demands a full-spectrum response, in keeping with its complexity, prevalence, and significance. This manuscript brings together key techniques at the individual, peer, and institutional levels to offer a multifaceted approach to ameliorating radiologist burnout. Such an approach would begin by equipping physicians with the skillset necessary to identify signs of burnout in themselves and others. Institutions can work to validate the radiologists they employ and work toward mitigating the impact of occupational stressors. Lastly, engaging in conversations about burnout throughout the course of one's medical career can affect a sea change in the way burnout is envisioned, and treated.