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It is difficult to work if your mental health and physical health are not optimal. Recognizing physical illness is often not as difficult as recognizing signs of physician burnout. Up to one half of physicians meet burnout criteria and female physicians are 1.6 times more likely to report burnout symptoms. The article 'Physician Resilience and Burnout: Can You Make the Switch?' (bit.ly/1n2HX6Z) discusses techniques that can be used to improve resiliency in physicians. What are some of ways that you use to recognize signs of exhaustion? What practices have you implemented in your lives to avoid burnout?