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Burnout in the News2020-02-20T14:33:04-05:00

Peer Reviewed Clinical Study Finds AMI Meditation Reduces Burnout and Stress While Increasing Compassion

By Mark Pettus, MD

Pioneering Research

In 1949, Dr. Hans Selye, a Hungarian-Canadian physician, was runner-up for the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his pioneering research in the understanding and biologic mechanisms of the human stress response. It was Selye who first described the relationship between chronic stress and illness. While the medical enterprise was rapidly evolving toward disease-specific diagnosis and treatment, Selye recognized features common to all diseases that could be traced to the chronic effects of stress.

His research demonstrated three phases of the stress response. The first was the “alarm phase” with rapid rises in adrenal-based cortisol and adrenaline, essential […]

Clinical Study Author Mark Pettus MD: “Heart and Science of Yoga” Physicians Conference Curriculum Proven to Reduce Burnout 23.3% and Stress 19.9%

Mark Pettus QuoteWith the national physician burnout rate soaring to 53%, Mark Pettus MD will announce to the 12th annual Heart and Science of Yoga Physicians Conference that its proprietary curriculum has been proven to reduce physician burnout 23.3% and stress 19.9% in a recent peer-reviewed five year clinical study. This unique comprehensive curriculum in Yoga Science as Holistic Mind/Body Medicine, to be held at the Equinox Resort and Spa in Manchester, Vermont, is accredited for 34 CMEs through the American Medical […]

Robert Schneider MD to Speak on Epigenetics, Meditation and Lifestyle Choices at The American Meditation Institute’s 11th Annual CME Conference

Internationally recognized physician-scientist-educator Robert Schneider MD will join the faculty of The American Meditation Institute at AMI’s 31credit hour mind/body medicine CME conference for physicians and other health care providers, October 22-26, 2019 at the Cranwell Resort and Spa in Lenox, Massachusetts. Entitled “The Heart and Science of Yoga,” this 11th annual comprehensive training, accredited through the American Medical Association and American Nurses Association, is designed to help identify, prevent and relieve physician stress and burnout.

Presenter Robert Schneider MD is a leader in mind/body medicine and integrative medicine, and the author of “Total Heart Health.” Currently, Dr. Schneider serves as […]

American Meditation Institute to Host 11th Annual Physician CME Conference on Yoga Science and Meditation as Holistic Mind/Body Medicine

For the eleventh consecutive year, The American Meditation Institute (AMI) will present its annual “Heart and Science of Yoga Mind/Body Medicine CME conference” for physicians and other health care professionals. This 31 CME credit retreat will be held October 22-26, 2019 at the Cranwell Resort and Spa in Lenox, Massachusetts.

Now in its 11th year, The Heart and Science of Yoga® is a leading-edge conference that presents practical and effective tools to help physicians reduce and prevent burnout, bring back the joy in medicine, achieve personal and professional fulfillment, and provide more compassionate and insightful care to […]

Stemming the Physician Burnout Tide by Helping Medical Students

The American Meditation Institute offers yoga and meditation instruction in Albany NY. Accredited Nursing CME & Physician CME Courses. Meditation and Yoga Retreats in Albany NY area.The American Meditation Institute offers yoga and meditation instruction in Albany NY. Accredited Nursing CME & Physician CME Courses. Meditation and Yoga Retreats in Albany NY area.

Burnout Rates Rise

The American Meditation Institute offers yoga and meditation instruction in Albany NY. Accredited Nursing CME & Physician CME Courses. Meditation and Yoga Retreats in Albany NY area.

A Sense of Calling

The American Meditation Institute offers yoga and meditation instruction in Albany NY. Accredited Nursing CME & Physician CME Courses. Meditation and Yoga Retreats in Albany NY area.

Taking Care of the Physician

The American Meditation Institute offers yoga and meditation instruction in Albany NY. Accredited Nursing CME & Physician CME Courses. Meditation and Yoga Retreats in Albany NY area.

Easing Physician Burnout

The American Meditation Institute offers yoga and meditation instruction in Albany NY. Accredited Nursing CME & Physician CME Courses. Meditation and Yoga Retreats in Albany NY area.

12th Annual Physicians’ CME Conference

Rediscover your Love of Medicine and Life!

October 20 – 24, 2020

A Unique Curriculum of Practical Meditation Tools to Help: Relieve Physician Burnout and Stress • Support the Treatment of Chronic Pain and Addiction • Promote Optimal Health and Resilience

Are You Experiencing Burnout?

A 2017 AMA Medscape Lifestyle Report asked physicians from 27 medical specialties to grade the severity of their burnout on a scale of 1 to 7—one being that it does not interfere, and seven indicating thoughts of leaving medicine. All but one specialty chose a level four or higher. Are you experiencing Physician Burnout symptoms?

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