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Female doctors more depressed than male counterparts: How you can help

Physician burnout is increasing, and female doctors are having the most issues. A new study found female physicians also experience more symptoms of depression than their male counterparts, and a significant portion of those symptoms result from work-family conflicts. 

Female doctors have high rates of burnout: Here’s why

Studies show women make excellent physicians, but they experience burnout at higher rates than their male colleagues. Female doctors also have higher rates of depression than average – so what’s going on? 

Physician burnout: Latest impact on hospitals

Physician burnout is still a significant problem for hospitals, and it’s not getting much better. In fact, it may be getting worse. A new Medscape survey shows exactly which physicians in your facility are feeling the effects of burnout the hardest.