Physician Wellness, Osteopathic Principles, and Strategies for Change

  • Katherine Lincoln, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP Guthrie Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, Sayre, PA


Physician burnout has been identified in the US Healthcare system at alarming rates. Osteopathic Family Physicians can reflect on the Osteopathic Principles as a foundation of improving physician wellness. Physician engagement can be used as an antidote to physician burnout and help physicians recapture meaning in the work of medicine.