Post-Pandemic Routine Is a Threat: Healthcare Professionals Will Probably Pay the Price - Markus Kuenkel

June 3, 2020

Recorded Date: May 7, 2020

Markus Kuenkel, self-awareness coach, speaker, burnout consultant, and urological surgeon joins Alicia Morgans in a discussion on physician burnout in the post-COVID-19 pandemic environment. Dr. med. Markus Kuenkel shares that although there are nine major causes for developing physician burnout, there is only one core cause for it: the lack of self-awareness.  He stresses the importance of taking care of our devoted healthcare professionals by trying to tackle aspects of burnout prevention.


Dr. med. Markus Kuenkel, MD, FEBU, is working as a self-awareness coach, speaker and burnout consultant offering web-based support for healthcare and other professionals Based on his own experiences as a urological surgeon and his research Markus advises his clients: Despite all the acute pressure, manage to plan ahead with your own life and career; become self-aware of your own physical and psychological needs; achieve peak performance without damaging your health, nor your soul; take your professional and personal future back into your own hands: In other words: Master self-management.

Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.