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October 9, 2019

Yoga Science CME Conference Offers Collegiality, a Renowned Faculty and a Clinically Proven Curriculum to Help Relieve and Prevent Physician Burnout

The American Meditation Institute will present the nation’s only comprehensive curriculum on Yoga Science, Psychology and Philosophy for relieving and preventing common physician burnout symptoms at the 11th annual mind/body medicine CME conference October 22-26, 2019. Entitled “The Heart and Science of Yoga,” this 31 credit CME training hosted at the Cranwell Resort and Spa in Lenox, Massachusetts is accredited by the American Medical Association and the American Nurses Association.

According to the annual “National Physician Burnout, Depression & Suicide Report” recently published in “Medscape Report,” the rate of physician burnout directly correlates to the numbers of hours a physician works each week.  Of physicians working 71 or more hours a week, 57% report burnout symptoms.  On the opposite end, of physicians working 31-40 hours per week, 36% report burnout symptoms.  Surveyed physicians cite increasing administrative tasks and computerization of practice as a major contributor to longer hours and burnout.

Leonard Perlmutter, AMI founder and faculty director, acknowledges that an increase in administrative tasks and other demands have had a direct correlation to both the decrease in meaningful time […]

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