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 […]
Are you biased toward certain types of patients? “Sometimes” is likely your answer, but there are implicit biases that doctors may not be aware they have. To help answer this question, Medscape put together a survey to weigh these biases, with emotional problems coming in at No. 1. Whether they are implicit or explicit, here […]
Would it surprise you to know that women make up the majority of total enrolled medical students? As the landscape shifts and the medical industry evolves toward a women’s professional goals and responsibilities, the Medscape Women Physicians Report 2020 surveyed 3,000 female doctors to pinpoint the core issues important to women doctors. Here’s what the […]
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, […]
The year 2020 has been long and trying, and MDLinx conducted a COVID-19 survey of US physicians and found that nearly half of doctors are rethinking their careers. Still, it is important to consider that many physicians still find joy and fulfillment in practicing medicine. But who are the happiest? Here is what the Medscape […]
Medscape’s National Physician Burnout and Suicide Report 2020, which surveyed more than 15,000 physicians (prior to the COVID-19 pandemic), found 42% of those interviewed admitted to feeling burned out. Burnout has many causes, but also many solutions. Here are three tips to help you cope on an individualized level.
The report is based on data collected from Medscape’s Physician Compensation Report 2020 in February 2020, representing responses from more than 17,000 physicians in more than 30 specialties. The slideshow paints an interesting picture considering the financial landscape for many physicians has changed due to COVID-19’s impact on medical practices.
Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States, Medscape conducted its annual survey of physician compensation, analyzing responses from more than 17,000 physicians across 30 specialties. Here are some the key takeaways, along with how COVID-19 could influence next year’s numbers.
In this survey conducted by Medscape – the National Physician Burnout & Suicide Report 2020 – more than 15,000 physicians were asked about their emotional and physical wellbeing, with 42% reported feeling burned out. Where does your specialty rank on the list?