Healthgrades9 Things Physicians Do to Stay Happy

Medscape surveyed 12,000 physicians for their 2021 Physician Lifestyle & Happiness Report and found that 82% of physicians were somewhat or very happy before the pandemic. Now, only 58% say they’re happy as the situation continues. There’s no question burnout is on the rise, but with a little effort, you can adapt your routine to […]

M3Is Physician Work/Life Balance Dead?

Dead may be the wrong word – antiquated, maybe? – as the white-color 9-to-5 office job is becoming a thing of the past. According to this article, a new workforce and new work demands require a fresh approach to work/life balance. A 2019 Mayo Clinic Proceedings article detailed this approach for physicians, transforming work/life into […]

M3Are US Doctors Actually Happy?

The short answer? No. That’s the sentiment from the 12,000+ physicians across 29 specialists who took part in Medscape’s recently released Physician Lifestyle & Happiness Report 2021. Physician burnout and dissatisfaction are not new, but before the pandemic in last year’s survey, 82% of doctors reported they were largely happy outside of work. In 2021, […]

M3Majority of Doctors are at Greater Risk for This Dangerous Disease

Some researchers have found that as many as 50% of clinicians suffer from burnout, defined as a long-term stress reaction causing emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and other symptoms that affect quality of life and physical health. According to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, this specific condition is being seen in […]

Healthgrades5 Types of Part-Time Jobs for Doctors

There are plenty of options when it comes to working part-time as a physician. With all the hours you spent in residency, school, fellowship, and treating patients, it may be time for a well-deserved break that lets you explore different options in medicine. Before you start to burn out, investigate taking on one of these […]