Medical Economics 2020 Burnout Survey Results: Physicians Face Unprecedented Crisis

October 12, 2020

Nearly two-thirds of physicians say the COVID-19 pandemic has made them feel more burned out.

Physician burnout was already at a crisis level. Has coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) made it worse? For the second year our sister site, Medical Economics® has asked physicians about 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 the survey, including physicians detailing how COVID-19 has affected them — in their own words.