Back to top

Physician Burnout: It’s Not You, It’s Your Specialty

Are you practicing in one of the most stressful medical specialties?

Physician shortages and mounting student-loan debt are encouraging the growth of three-year medical school programs.

When it comes to genetic testing in children, a physician’s best advice is to avoid rushing into something that will not benefit the kids’ interests.

An online survey finds that more female physicians experience burnout than their male peers. Learn how female and male physicians differ.

Fairchild AL, Holyfield LJ, Byington CL.
This Viewpoint summarizes the scope, perspective, and recommendations of a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) 2018 report on climate, culture, and consequences of sexual harassment of women in the academic sciences.
  • AMA Membership
    Join Now
    Become a Member of the AMA and receive practice and career benefits.
  • Patients First
    Take Action
    Join us in putting patients before politics in health care reform.
  • AMA Insurance
    Now Save 35%
    AMA member physicians get a 35% discount on own specialty disability insurance.