Percentage of physicians feeling burned out in the U.S. as of 2017, by specialty

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Percentage of physicians
Emergency medicine59%
Obstetricians/gynecologists56%
Family medicine55%
Internal medicine55%
Infectious disease55%
Rheumatology54%
Plastic surgery53%
Otalaryngology53%
Critical care53%
Cardiology52%
Urology52%
Neurology51%
Pediatrics 51%
Anesthesiology51%
Gastroenterology50%
Nephrology50%
Orthopedics49%
Surgery49%
Pulmonology49%
Radiology49%
Oncology47%
Dermatology46%
Diabetes/endocrinology46%
Pathology43%
Ophthalmology43%
Allergy/immunology43%
Psychiatry/mental health42%
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This statistic shows the percentage of physicians feeling burned out in the United States, as of 2017, by specialty. According to the survey, the highest share of physicians feeling burned out was in emergency medicine.

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