Why a decrease in physician burnout means higher retention and lower turnover

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Nearly 40% of physicians today say that they would not choose to enter the medical profession if given the opportunity to do it all over. That’s up from 1973, when fewer than 15% of physicians reported any doubts about career choices. Physician burnout rates are now twice as high in medicine as in other fields – even after adjustment for factors such as age, level of education, and hours worked in the past week (per the 2018 Medscape National Physician Burnout & Depression Report).

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Filed under Physician burnout, Higher physician retention, Lower turnover rates, Physician burnout can affect your bottom line, Striking a healthy work-life balance

5 Things Trending in Physician Recruitment Right Now

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The medical profession is still experiencing uncertainty and transition, and the demand for physicians is becoming increasingly competitive. What are you doing to ensure your recruiting breaks through? Here are five trends that are impacting physician recruitment now.

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Filed under Physician Recruitment Trends, Growing U.S. physician shortage, Physicians are aging and retiring, Physician burnout, physicians are mobile, Recruiting physicians for rural America

Building a More Satisfying Career as a Physician-Writer. Can Recruiters Help?

Posted by Doximity TF Team

The culture of medicine today has led to the erosion of career satisfaction among physicians. Dissatisfaction comes from the gamut of physicians, young and old, male and female, family practitioners to cardiologists. In fact, burnout is more common among physicians than other workers throughout the country, but is career satisfaction something a physician recruiter can help with? Absolutely.

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Filed under career satisfaction, Physician burnout, physician-writers, blogging for physicians

Physician on-the-job unhappiness: how physician recruiters can help

Posted by Doximity TF Team

Ask any physician what his or her professional goal is and the answer will customarily be, “To provide the best possible care and outcome for my patients.” However, as any physician will tell you, that is not the end of the story when it comes to career fulfillment.

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Filed under Physician burnout, physician recruitment tips, physician on-the-job-unhappiness

Physician burnout is at an all-time high: How recruiters can help

Posted by Doximity TF Team

There’s an epidemic in U.S. healthcare: physicians are stressed and burned out.

Most of us who work in a high-pressure environment don’t make potentially life-altering decisions every day or worse—mistakes that can actually kill. Yet physicians, the last people we want to be stressed out, are experiencing burnout at unprecedented levels these days. In fact, data from the first study of its kind on the subject of physician burnout, shows that one out of every two doctors is experiencing it and it’s a self-perpetuating cycle. Most doctors spend too much time being business people—and patient care suffers.

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Filed under prevailing signs of physician burnout, physician recruiters are agents of change, Physician burnout, Taking Care of Our Own Program, burnout research

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