AVMA 2017: Burnout Risk Among Veterinarians

September 7, 2017

At the 2017 American Veterinary Medical Association Convention, Amanda Landis-Hanna, DVM, senior manager of veterinary outreach for PetSmart Charities, attended a session that focused on the mental health and wellbeing of veterinary practitioners — specifically, burnout risk.

At the 2017 American Veterinary Medical Association Convention, Amanda Landis-Hanna, DVM, senior manager of veterinary outreach for PetSmart Charities, attended a session that focused on the mental health and wellbeing of veterinary practitioners — specifically, burnout risk.

According to new data, female veterinarians are at a higher risk of burnout than male veterinarians. There's also a lower work satisfaction rate in female veterinarians, which could contribute to this higher risk of burnout.