2020 Burnout Survey Results: Physicians facing unprecedented crisis

Medical Economics Journal, Medical Economics September 2020, Volume 97, Issue 13

More than two-thirds of physicians say they feel burned out in 2020.

Physician burnout was already at a crisis level. Has COVID-19 made it worse?

For the second year, Medical Economics® has asked our physician audience to tell us how burnout affects them, both professionally and personally.

This year, physicians have had to deal with all of the normal difficulty that often lead to burnout, with an unprecedented crisis looming over it all in the form of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Below you will find the complete and exclusive results of our survey, including physicians detailing how COVID-19 has affected them — in their own words.