Is burnout infectious? understanding drivers of burnout and job satisfaction among academic infectious diseases physicians

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Burnout is pervasive in academic medicine. We administered the Maslach Burnout Inventory and an Infectious Diseases (ID) job description survey to our ID faculty. Respondents' burnout (>50%) and job satisfaction (>90%) were each high. Although burnout may be balanced by job satisfaction, the relationship between the 2 deserves further study.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberofz092
JournalOpen Forum Infectious Diseases
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2019



  • burnout
  • infectious diseases specialists
  • job description
  • job satisfaction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Clinical Neurology

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