Doctors have one of the hardest jobs in the world. You have another person's life in your hands. There can't be many other situations more stressful than that, other than having your life in someone else's hands. And add on top of that the gruelling hours.
According to the American Medical Association, half of all physicians were experiencing one major symptom of burnout at the time of surveying. It's unimaginable what those statistics would look like over the course of a doctor's life.
So I asked how Dr. Liben how he handles burnout and prevents it. He told me how meditation helps in that process and how our ego can make those symptoms worse.