Navigating Emotional Exhaustion: The Similarities in Healthcare and Academia
Educators and clinicians experience burnout due to various factors inherent to their professions. Excessive workload, emotional demands, high-stress environments, lack of control, emotional investments, insufficent resources and support, and work-life imbalance, just to name a few, are pervasive in both professions. vellum provides the opportunity for individuals to check-in with themselves and share how they're doing with their teammates. This social connection buffers stress, promotes a sense of belonging, and is a vital source of emotional support. By nurturing these connections, educators and clinicians can combat burnout, enhance well-being, and create a supportive professional network that promotes resilience and success.