What changes are physicians experiencing?

Here are some changes that physicians have experienced over the past year, according to data from the Physicians Foundation's "2023 Survey of America's Current and Future Physicians."

The results are based on data from 2,114 survey responses gathered from June 8-28.



Experienced a reduction in income

28 percent

Reduced staff

25 percent

Cut back on work hours

24 percent

Experienced an increase in income

23 percent

Moved to a new employment situation or practice

20 percent

Increased staff

9 percent

Experienced a merger at their hospital or practice

8 percent

Experienced an acquisition at their hospital or practice

7 percent

Moved from a direct clinical role to a non-clinical role

5 percent

Switched to a primarily telemedicine practice

4 percent

Moved from a permanent practice to locum tenens

2 percent


2 percent

Moved to a private equity funded hospital or practice

2 percent

Closed practice

2 percent


1 percent

None of the above

20 percent

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