Infographic: Burnout and Depression Hit Physicians Hard

Jon McKenna


April 29, 2022

Burnout is having strong impacts on physicians in many specialties — and is hitting female doctors particularly hard. Meanwhile, about 1 in 5 physicians say they experience depression. Half the physicians suffering from burnout and depression think they can deal with their issues without consulting a professional.

The following infographic highlights the extent of these physician mental health challenges. If you're interested in delving deeper into the data, check out the Medscape Physician Burnout & Depression Report 2022: Stress, Anxiety and Anger, and other Medscape reports.


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