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PRACTICE
AMA AlliAnce
MANAGEMENT

PhysiciAn FAMily Burnout Quiz

Is someone in your physician family suffering the symptoms of burnout? This quiz may help to provide some guidance.
Physicians may fill out this quiz themselves or physician family members may answer the questions based on
knowledge and observation of the physician.
Is someone in your physician family suffering the symptoms of burnout? This quiz may help to provide some guidance. Physicians
It is not uncommon for a busy physician to "miss" or even deny the signs of burnout, while a physician family member
may fill out this quiz themselves or physician family members may answer the questions based on knowledge and observation of
may be more aware of warning signs than the physician. This quiz is designed to increase awareness by physicians and
the physician. It is not uncommon for a busy physician to "miss"or even deny the signs of burnout, while a physician family
their families that professional intervention or additional self-care may be warranted.
member may be more aware of the warning signs than the physician. This quiz is designed to increase awareness by physicians and their
families
that
or additional
may be and
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DISCLAIMER:
This quiz
is only
for professional
use by adults intervention
18 years or older.
This quiz isself-care
for informational
entertainment purposes only. This
information does not constitute and should not be relied on as professional advice. A trained health care professional should be consulted if
DISCLAIMER:
This quiz is only for use by adults 18 years or older. This quiz is for informational and entertainment purposes only. This information does
burnout
is suspected.

AMA ALLIANCE PHYSICIAN FAMILY BURNOUT QUIZ

not constitute and should not be relied on as professional advice. A trained health care professional should be consulted if burnout is suspected.

Mark the response which best describes the physician in your family:
(Multiple items are listed as "either/or" choices, rather than exclusively.)
1.

2.

Works constantly, takes little or no time for family and friends, and/or when
home, isn't engaged with family members. Seems isolated. Disinterested in
social engagement and/or interaction.
0 - Never 1 - Seldom 2 - Sometimes 3 - Often 4 - Always
Problems in personal relationships, serious issues with coworkers, feels
misunderstood and/or underappreciated.
0 - Never 1 - Seldom 2 - Sometimes 3 - Often 4 - Always

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3. Lack of compassion and patience for coworkers, patients and family
members, overreaction to minor frustrations, prone to angry outbursts.
0 - Never 1 - Seldom 2 - Sometimes 3 - Often 4 - Always
4.

Dreads going to work, discusses work in negative terms or not at all, expresses
frustration over workload and/or health records, self-isolating from co-workers,
lack of enthusiasm for new patients and/or procedures.
0 - Never 1 - Seldom 2 - Sometimes 3 - Often 4 - Always

5.

Loss of self-esteem, questions training and skill, disproportionately affected by patients' suffering
or loss of life, frustrated about lack of control over professional and/or personal issues, feels trapped.
0 - Never 1 - Seldom 2 - Sometimes 3 - Often 4 - Always

6.

Chronic psychological, emotional or physical fatigue, insomnia, extreme exhaustion at the end of
a day, lack of physical and/or emotional energy, increased stress level.
0 - Never 1 - Seldom 2 - Sometimes 3 - Often 4 - Always

7.

Lack of concentration and/or attentiveness.
0 - Never 1 - Seldom 2 - Sometimes 3 - Often

4 - Always

8.

Increased or new use of alcohol and/or drugs, and/or decreased use of healthy coping mechanisms.
0 - Never 1 - Seldom 2 - Sometimes 3 - Often 4 - Always

9.

No longer engages in activities that increase health and wellbeing, such as working out, walking,
outdoor activities, relaxation, etc.
0 - Never 1 - Seldom 2 - Sometimes 3 - Often 4 - Always

10. Talk of giving up medicine and/or retiring early, wishing he or she had chosen another career, concern
about not making a difference, increased cynicism.
0 - Never 1 - Seldom 2 - Sometimes 3 - Often 4 - Always
11. No longer looks forward to planning and/or taking vacations, time off and/or outside-of-medicine
activities.
0 - Never 1 - Seldom 2 - Sometimes 3 - Often 4 - Always
12. Loss of interest in family, financial, and/or retirement planning.
0 - Never 1 - Seldom 2 - Sometimes 3 - Often 4 - Always
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