1 hr 3 min

148 Sleep Deprivation, Burnout, And Occupational Injustice with Laura Vater, MD, MPH [Interview‪]‬ Burnt Out to Lit Up

    • Health & Fitness

Sleep deprivation in medicine is part of the deal, but why is it? Dr. Laura Vater shares her experiences and the experiences of others that have dealt with the grueling reality of sleep deprivation and working within a culture that rewards sleep deprived residents and trainees. She discusses the dangers she has personally faced, the mental health struggles associated with sleep deprivation, and what it will take to create a healthier system that promotes the health and well-being of practitioners.
Laura Vater, MD, MPH is a Hematology Oncology Fellow at Indiana University. Throughout her career, Laura has remained interested in preventive health, humanism in medicine, and promotion of clinician health.
In 2017, she developed a tool to help patients and clinicians simplify and prioritize health (the SMILE Scale). This tool is being used in schools and clinics in the US and UK.
​Laura earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, and a Doctor of Medicine from Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Indiana University.
She was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society in 2018 and is a member of the Indiana University School of Medicine Honor Roll. She was awarded the Walter J. Daly award for Outstanding Resident in 2020.
Laura enjoys hiking, reading, writing, and spending time with her family.
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Sleep deprivation in medicine is part of the deal, but why is it? Dr. Laura Vater shares her experiences and the experiences of others that have dealt with the grueling reality of sleep deprivation and working within a culture that rewards sleep deprived residents and trainees. She discusses the dangers she has personally faced, the mental health struggles associated with sleep deprivation, and what it will take to create a healthier system that promotes the health and well-being of practitioners.
Laura Vater, MD, MPH is a Hematology Oncology Fellow at Indiana University. Throughout her career, Laura has remained interested in preventive health, humanism in medicine, and promotion of clinician health.
In 2017, she developed a tool to help patients and clinicians simplify and prioritize health (the SMILE Scale). This tool is being used in schools and clinics in the US and UK.
​Laura earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, and a Doctor of Medicine from Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Indiana University.
She was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society in 2018 and is a member of the Indiana University School of Medicine Honor Roll. She was awarded the Walter J. Daly award for Outstanding Resident in 2020.
Laura enjoys hiking, reading, writing, and spending time with her family.
Follow Dr. Vater on Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/doclauravater/
This episode is brought to you by:

Take this survey to make our show better and you can win a $50 gift card and a virtual coffee date with Erika:
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Save $175 on unlimited CEUs on your annual MedBridge subscription and take Erika's courses on burnout while you're at it! Click below or use promo code JoyEnergyTime and happy learning! :)

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Save 10% on The Non-Clinical 101 Course: The Complete Guide to Launching Your Non-Clinical Career:
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1 hr 3 min

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