PHILADELPHIA — Data indicate that rates of physician burnout are declining, but it remains a significant issue for clinicians, a speaker at the American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting told attendees.
A study recently published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggested that 43.9% of physicians reported at least one symptom of burnout in 2017, down more than 10% from a similar report 3 years earlier, Richard M. Wardrop III, MD, PhD, professor and vice chair of education and faculty development at the University of Mississippi Medical Center said.
“Though the epidemic of

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