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Dec 8, 2014

1) Physician burnout: A neurologic crisis and 2) Topic of the month: Living legend interviews: A career as a neurologist. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Bruce Sigsbee about his paper on physician burnout. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about colloid cysts. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Stacey Clardy interviews Dr. Josep Dalmau about his career as a neurologist. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns, Sigsbee, Addington and Dalmau.Dr. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Dr. Sigsbee is a consultant for a non-profit, the American Academy of Neurology, on healthcare policy and advocacy.Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Dalmau serves as an editorial board member of Neurology® and UptoDate; serves as Editor-in-Chief of Neurology® Neuroimmunology and Neuroimflammation; is a consultant for Advance Medical; receives royalties for the following patents: Patent Ma2 autoantibody test, Patent NMDAR autoantibody test, patent application for the use of GABA(B) receptor, DPPX and IgLON5 autoantibody tests; received license fee payments for DPPX and IgLON5 autoantibody tests from Euroimmun; receives research support from Euroimmun, ISCIII, and the NIH.