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Stimulus | Helping Doctors overcome burnout, excel in leadership, and unlock their most fulfilling careers

Jan 30, 2023

Most of us are motivated to have compassion for those in need, but sometimes it can feel like the tank is running on empty. In this episode, wellness expert Kim Baumbach, MD gives insight into compassion fatigue and strategies to thwart it. 

Guest Bio: Kim Baumbach, MD  is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at The Ohio State University and Assistant Director of the Kiehl Resident Wellness Endowment.

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We discuss:

  • What is compassion fatigue?
  • The signs and symptoms of compassion fatigue;
  • How compassion fatigue is different from burnout; 
  • The “dark side” of empathy;
  • How to combat compassion fatigue.

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