Learning Objectives:

  • Define physician burnout.
  • Describe personal and professional sequelae of physician burnout.
  • Contrast factors contributing to burnout vs. those contributing to physician engagement.
  • Discuss evidence-based methods to achieving work-life balance.

Faculty: Leah Snodgrass, MD | Leah.Snodgrass@LMUnet.edu

Dr. Leah Cobb Snodgrass is a board certified physician in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry who serves as associate professor and chair of behavioral health at LMU-DCOM. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and completed her internship, residency and fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta. Dr. Snodgrass is a native of Middlesboro, Kentucky, and has been a member of the LMU-DCOM faculty since 2012. She is the course director for OMS II Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences courses and the Rotation Chair for OMS III Behavioral Health.

There is no financial relationship to disclose.


The Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. LMU-DCOM designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNE COM) is accredited by the Maine Medical Association’s Council on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation (MMA CCMEA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

UNE COM designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM and 1.0 University of New England contact hours for non-physicians. Contact hours may be submitted by non-physician, non-PA health professionals for continuing education credits.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the ACCME through the joint providership of University of New England and LMU-DCOM. University of New England is accredited by the Maine Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Program Evaluation and Attestation Forms:

Program Evaluation

PDF icon Achieving Balance and Avoiding Burnout Attestation Form - DOs.pdf

PDF icon Achieving Balance and Avoiding Burnout Attestation Form - MDs.pdf