App aims to help doctors avoid burnout

IT WOULD be hard to find a doctor who has not experienced periods of high-level stress associated with their job, and statistics would suggest at least 40% of doctors suffer from burnout at some point in their careers.

For a cohort of workaholic perfectionists, Dr Dike Drummond, CEO of the Happy MD, feels that doctors can be reluctant to admit symptoms to themselves, let alone seek help. Using his experience as a coach for physicians, he produced this app for medical professionals to attempt to prevent physical and emotional exhaustion and compassion