7 reasons physicians are leaving medicine: Healthgrades

Twenty-six percent of physicians are thinking of exploring careers outside of medicine, a recent survey found.

Here are seven key reasons why physicians are leaving medicine, according to a July 2023 article from Healthgrades:

1. Burnout

2. Increased verbal abuse and bullying by patients

3. Insufficient income

4. Long hours and lack of family time

5. Dealing with EHRs

6. Too much bureaucracy

7. Lack of independence

Read more about these factors in depth here

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