Physician Work-Life Integration Challenges and Strategies for ImprovementKARAKASH, SCARLETT MD*; SOLONE, MICHELLE MD*; CHAVEZ, JORDAN MSW†; SHANAFELT, TAIT MD*Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: April 03, 2019 - Volume Publish Ahead of Print - Issue - p doi: 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000442 Original Article: PDF Only Buy PAP Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics Increasing evidence shows physician well-being is linked to patient outcomes, patient and physician satisfaction, and workforce retention. Physician well-being is a broad construct that includes various dimensions of distress (stress, anxiety, fatigue, burnout) and professional fulfillment (meaning in work, engagement). Work-life integration (WLI) is one important component of physician well-being. We will review the current state of WLI among physicians as well as some strategies to improve this aspect of physician well-being. We address this topic through the lens of obstetrics and gynecology, including a discussion of specialty-specific characteristics that present unique challenges and opportunities to improve WLI. *Stanford University School of Medicine †Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, California The authors declare that they have nothing to disclose. Correspondence: Scarlett Karakash, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Rm HH333 MC 5317, Stanford, CA. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright © 2019 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.