The COVID-19 pandemic affected gastroenterologists in a number of ways, according to Medscape’s “Gastroenterologist Lifestyle, Happiness & Burnout Report 2021.”
Medscape surveyed 12,339 physicians in more than 29 specialties from Aug. 30, 2020, through Nov. 5, 2020.
Here are five insights related to GI happiness and physician burnout:
1. Eighty-one percent of GIs said they were happiest outside of work before the pandemic. The pandemic changed that, and now only 54 percent of gastroenterologists said they were happiest outside of work.