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Dr. Ken's Corner: An Epidemic of Physician Burnout: Myth or Reality?

Posted by Ken Teufel M.D. on May 28, 2014 6:33:04 PM

Talk about physician burnout is rampant. Yet a majority of 4,600 physicians surveyed by Medscape say they're generally happy with their lives.  Nearly 75% of doctors, whether self-employed or employed by others, expressed overall satisfaction with their work-life balance and income.  Twenty percent were "neutral" while only 8% of employed doctors and 7% of those self-employed said they were dissatisfied with their situation.

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