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The happiest physician specialties

Residency Program Insider, January 13, 2017

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Physicians specializing in dermatology are the happiest, according to a survey of more than 14,000 physicians in 30 specialties measuring their level of happiness in and outside of work. Forty-three percent of dermatologists reported feeling very or extremely happy at work, followed by ophthalmologists with 42%. Rheumatologists and nephrologists ranked last, both coming in at 24%.

Urologists were the happiest outside of work with 76% reporting being very or extremely happy, followed by dermatologists and ophthalmologists, both with 74%. Nephrologists and rheumatologists again ranked lowest with only 62% and 61%, respectively, reporting being very or extremely happy outside of work.

Source: Medscape



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