What makes a doctor happy?
In the 2018 Physician Lifestyle and Happiness Report by Medscape, most of the specialists reporting a high happiness rating at work or outside of it, attributed it to any of the following: Having predictable work hours or having a private practice wherein one has control over how much and when one works.
Can I be happy as a doctor?
If you find yourself energized or eager to overcome obstacles, youll be much happier as a physician. But even as an attending physician, you better enjoy a good challenge. Medicine is a mental puzzle, providing intellectual stimulation and its best suited to those with an inquisitive mind.
Why is having a good relationship with patients important?
Effective physician-patient communication has been shown to positively influence health outcomes by increasing patient satisfaction, leading to greater patient understanding of health problems and treatments available, contributing to better adherence to treatment plans, and providing support and reassurance to