Urology Career and Resource Center

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Urologists’ high rate of burnout

Source: Maslach Burnout Inventory

Burnout rates for urologists may have gone down compared to past results, but the issue still remains. Burnout in physicians lead to declining performance, errors, unhealthy personal lives and depression. Due to the aggressive and sometimes incurable nature of urology patients, urologists experience vital exhaustion with their work. Compared to all other specialists, this field ranks the highest in burnout rates and should be focused on to maintain a healthy workforce.

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Summer heat triggers kidney stones

Source: American Urological Association 2017 annual meeting

According to research done by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, men are more likely to go to the emergency room as a result of kidney stones, specifically when summer temperatures are high. The study shows that sexually dimorphic effect of heat on evaporate water loss is the cause of different numbers of kidney stones between males and females.

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