|March 2010 · Vol. 22, No. 03
You may not have noticed, but your workload is lighter. So is your wallet.
Physicians are working fewer hours and making less money. What does that portend for the profession?
Dr. Weinstein is Paul A. and Eloise B. Bowers Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pa.
The author reports no financial relationships relevant to this article.
A new study reveals a trend that most of us on the front line of medical education see daily: The number of hours that any given physician works in a week has decreased dramatically over the past decade, along with the fees that he or she collects.1
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