COVID-19 caused a slight increase in physician retirement, but nearly three-quarters of physicians reporting being overworked, according to Doximity's "2021 Physician Compensation Report" released Dec. 16.
Here are four stats to know:
- Twenty-two percent of physicians are considering early retirement because of overwork.
- Sixteen percent of physicians are looking for another employer because of overwork.
- Twelve percent of physicians are looking for another career because of overwork.
- Twenty-seven percent of physicians said they are not overworked.