Infographic: It's Not Always Easy for Doctors to Make or Keep Friends

Jon McKenna


July 05, 2022

When doctors really need a friend to listen, how many people can answer the call? Isolation imposed by COVID-19 and an increasingly remote work world make creating and sustaining friendships vitally important in a medical profession that often seems to offer little time.

This infographic gives fascinating facts about the number of people physicians consider close or casual friends and how much of a barrier their schedules present to sustaining friendships. If you're interested in delving deeper into the data, check out the Medscape Physicians and the Challenges and Joys of Friendship Report 2022 and other Medscape reports.

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