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Although feeling defeated at work has major implications for any career, there are at least two factors that may explain why it has such a pronounced effect on health care professionals.
Person-job mismatch -- where an individual's job fails to meet their needs -- is a major contributor to burnout. Since so few students who commit to an education in health care consider alternative career paths, should we lower their expectations?
At the end of the day, do you ever feel like you’ve crossed off everything on your to-do list except the most important thing you’d set out to do?If so, you’re not alone.
No, that’s just how science works.