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FaithSearch SVP Pens Becker Article on Physician Burnout

Recently FaithSearch Partner’s Senior Vice President and clinical psychologist, Jeff Jernigan PhD, LPC, BCPPC, wrote an article for Becker’s Hospital Review on the topic of physician burnout and resiliency. The article discusses the sobering statistic that physicians in the U.S. commit suicide at nearly twice the rate of all other professions. Dr. Jernigan proceeds to explain reasons for this burnout and even offers ways to address and break this cycle. To read the entire article on Becker’s Hospital Review, visit this page: When Push Comes to Shove – Good News About Physician Burnout.

FaithSearch Partners has helped many of their hospital and health system clients address physician burnout and resiliency in their organizations. To learn more about FaithSearch’s services to address this important issue, please contact Dr. Jernigan directly at

For more discussion from Dr. Jernigan on physician burnout, see these previous FaithSearch articles:

Physician Burnout: The Untold Story

Physician Burnout: Understanding The Cause

Dr. Jernigan is an ordained pastor and board certified psychologist. As a missionary, minister, and healthcare professional, Jeff has served in faith-based ministry including churches, para-church organizations, hospitals and health systems since 1983. He is recognized nationally and internationally for leading-edge programming focused on the prevention of burnout and self-directed violence associated with the helping professions.

FaithSearch Partners is the leading executive search firm focused on faith-based hospitals, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, churches and ministries and is one of the ten largest healthcare executive search firms.  Based in Texas but with seven additional locations in the U.S., it was founded more than ten years ago.

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