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Compassion Fatigue

By Melina Benson
Chair, AMSA Wellness & Student Life Committee 

At some point in our future careers, or even as 3rd years, it is very possible that our generosity with emotional availability may become strained. Many physicians can recall a time of what is known as compassion fatigue. The key is to recognize the symptoms for early detection and treatment,

Check out this 2000 American Association of Family Physicians article on the topic.

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