Why Physicians Don’t Want to Retire

A study found most physicians wanted to keep working due to enjoying practicing medicine, the social aspects of their work, and the want to maintain their lifestyle.

from Psychiatric Times

I have been working for nearly half my life and truly enjoy my job and the opportunities it has given me. While retirement isn’t something on the top of my mind, I do look forward to a time when I can spend more time with my family and on doing the things I love to do outside of work. It seems like I am not alone. A recent CompHealth study showed a large number of physicians are also looking forward to retirement for the exact same reason. But while physicians plan to enjoy retirement, the survey found that many are not particularly excited about leaving the profession.

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