Doctor burnout improves with life coach: study

The technique helps, but shouldn't replace institutional efforts to tackle exhaustion, researchers say
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It’s not only financial CEO types who may benefit from professional coaching. For the first time, researchers have looked at whether doctors could use a little life coaching to address burnout. 

Just six sessions with a professional coach yielded promising results for a group of US doctors, who reported less overall burnout and a higher quality of life, Mayo Clinic researchers report.