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Effect of Coaching on Mid-Career Physician Well-Being, Job Satisfaction, and Fulfillment

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03207581
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 5, 2017
Last Update Posted : December 11, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Liselotte (Lotte) N. Dyrbye, Mayo Clinic

Brief Summary:
The study will assess the effect of individualized professional coaching for mid-career family medicine and general internal medicine physicians on burnout, job satisfaction, and professional fulfillment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Burnout, Professional Behavioral: Professional Coaching Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 87 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Other
Official Title: RCT: Effect of Coaching on Mid-Career Physician Well-Being, Job Satisfaction, and Fulfillment
Actual Study Start Date : July 18, 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 30, 2018
Actual Study Completion Date : April 30, 2018

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Immediate Coaching Intervention
Immediate Coaching Intervention arm will receive professional coaching
Behavioral: Professional Coaching
Professional, individualized coaching

Active Comparator: Control/Delayed Coaching Intervention
Participants randomized to the Control/Delayed Coaching will receive no intervention for the first six months of the study, at which point they cross over and receive 6 professional coaching sessions
Behavioral: Professional Coaching
Professional, individualized coaching




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in Maslach Burnout Inventory score [ Time Frame: 6 month ]
  2. Change in Physician Job Satisfaction Scale score [ Time Frame: 6 month ]
  3. change in Empowerment at Work Scale score [ Time Frame: 6 month ]
  4. change in Utrecht Work Engagement score [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in Maslach Burnout Inventory score [ Time Frame: 12 month ]
  2. Change in Physician Job Satisfaction Scale score [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  3. change in Empowerment at Work Scale score [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  4. change in Utrecht Work Engagement score [ Time Frame: 12 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

  1. General internal medicine and family physicians
  2. In practice for 5-30 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. physicians who specialize in areas other than general internal medicine and family medicine
  2. physicians who have been in practice less than 5 years or more than 30 years

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03207581


Locations
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United States, Arizona
Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States, 85259
United States, Florida
Mayo Clinic in Florida
Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 32224
United States, Minnesota
Mayo Clinic in Rochester
Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Liselotte N Dyrbye Mayo Clinic

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Liselotte (Lotte) N. Dyrbye, Professor of Medicine and Medical Education, Mayo Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03207581     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 17-003910
First Posted: July 5, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 11, 2018
Last Verified: December 2018

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Burnout, Professional
Burnout, Psychological
Stress, Psychological
Behavioral Symptoms
Occupational Stress
Occupational Diseases