Burn Out or Bow Out? Most Docs Considered Quitting in ’22

Two-way communication with management listed as key to job satisfaction

  • Four out of 10 medical groups reported that doctors retired or left early due to burnout.
  • 86% of healthcare leaders reported they did not have a formal plan or strategy to reduce physician burnout.
  • Top factor for physician job satisfaction? Two-way communication with management.
  • Majority of factors for satisfaction relate to how work gets done and finding work-life balance.
  • States with highest cost of living: California, Massachusetts, and Hawaii.


Medical Group Management Association. Back from Burnout: Confronting the Post-Pandemic Physician Turnover Crisis. Accessed March 17, 2023.

WalletHub. 2023’s Best States to Retire. Accessed March 17, 2023.