Doctors in Distress

  • Posted on: 3 July 2019
  • By: mcglone.39

Doctors in Distress

It’s no secret that physicians are hurting: 54 percent of doctors report symptoms of burnout; 39 percent are depressed; and as many as 400 commit suicide every year, a rate that is twice as high as other professionals (and higher even than the military). Hospitals and health systems face $17 billion in annual turnover costs related to burnout, according to a May 2018 report.