“Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin/As self-neglecting.” King Henry V, Act 2, scene 4

Physicians are often prone to burnout because of their personality profiles. “We want people who are driven, who are competitive, who can excel at everything that they do. What do they do when they get into practice? They try to do everything, and they have this complex which also says they must succeed at everything,” commented T. Jock Murray, MD, director of the medical humanities program at Dalhousie University in Halifax, professor of medicine (neurology), and director of the Dalhousie Multiple Sclerosis Research ...