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Physician Burnout Significantly Increased During 2020 to 2021

Additionally, decreases in satisfaction with work-life integration and increases in depression seen

America’s Emergency Medicine Physicians Alarmed by Rising Violence From Patients

Two-thirds of emergency physicians reported being assaulted in the past year alone

Physician Burnout May Raise Risk for Patient Safety Events

Burnout also associated with decreased job satisfaction, low professionalism, patient dissatisfaction

Telemedicine, In-Person Visits Show High Diagnostic Concordance

Variance seen by specialty, with lower concordance for primary care

Charges Per Claim Up With Private Equity Acquisition of Practices

Increase seen in volume of encounters in aggregate and in share of office visits billed as longer than 30 minutes

U.S. Safety-Net Providers Report Moral Distress in Early Pandemic

Moral distress emerged from being unable to provide optimal care, seeing pandemic’s effects on patients, coworkers

Pathway Programs for Medical School Diversity Disrupted by Pandemic

Programs targeting elementary and middle school-aged children more likely to be canceled

Diversity Goals Not Met for Pediatric Academic Faculty in the U.S.

Increase in underrepresented in medicine primarily driven by female representation, but percentage still lower than in population

Not Enough Time in a Day for Recommended Primary Care

Primary care providers estimated to need 26.7 hours/day to provide recommended care for hypothetical patient panel

Dermatologist Visits Shorter for Asian Psoriasis Patients

Asian patients have visits of shorter mean duration compared with White patients, non-Asian patients as a single group