A Doctor's Strange Love or How I Learned to Manage Compassion Fatigue and Love the Hard Conversation
ethics, ethics, burnout, moral distress, resilience
Bioethics and Medical Ethics | Palliative Care | Pediatrics
Robert Macauley, MD, FAAP, FAAHPM, describes his experiences as a pediatric palliative care physician and suggests some potentially unexpected takeaways for those who provide care to adults as well. Dr. Macauley addresses common causes of caregiver burnout and compassion fatigue as well as explore the related phenomena of moral constraints, moral uncertainty, and moral angst. Lastly, he identifies practical steps caregivers can take in the setting of renewed interest in fostering connection, resilience, and work satisfaction for overburdened clinicians.
Women & Children
Macauley, Bob, "A Doctor's Strange Love or How I Learned to Manage Compassion Fatigue and Love the Hard Conversation" (2022). Current Videos. 4.