According to a 2019 Medscape survey, 44% of US physicians experienced burnout last year.
In other words, almost half of practicing physicians did not experience the joy of treating patients.
Why is this number important for you?
Financial security and burnout are inexorably tied. A solid financial foundation minimizes the likelihood that physicians will experience burnout. Further, more money leads to more options, making recovery from burnout easier.
By helping physicians build wealth, you can be part of the solution.
Here are some specific steps you can take to engage more physicians and dentists.
Educate yourself about burnout. Set up a free Medscape account and read the entire burnout report.
Talk about burnout as part of your discovery process. Ask doctors:
Identify contributing factors for burnout that you mitigate.
In short, start talking about burnout; it's a topic that engages doctors.
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Vicki Rackner MD is an author, speaker and consultant who offers a bridge between the world of medicine and the world of business. She helps businesses acquire physician clients, and she helps physicians thrive. Click here to get a complimentary copy of her latest book The Myth of the Rich Doctor .