Physician Perspectives: William Laurence
“Probably one of the best decision's that I made, which has allowed me to continue to enjoy medical practice, was borne out of necessity.”
Physician Perspectives: Roberta Berrien
“I feel more alone than ever in trying to care for my patients properly.”
Physician Perspective: Ed Marut
“No matter what I do, I simply make sure my career does not infringe on personal time.”
Physician Perspectives: Karl Singer
“I am excited every day I work and look forward to continuing to remain active in medicine as long as I can provide high-quality care.”
Physician Perspective: Russell Libby
“The privilege of being able to develop meaningful relationships with patients and help them live healthy, productive lives is a unique and wonderful quality of practicing medicine.”
Physician Perspectives: Elizabeth Nelson
“I put care before profits.”
Physician Perspectives: Raksha Joshi
“Despite all the trials and tribulations of practicing in the present healthcare delivery environment, I still feel my life is validated by being a physician.”
2019 Great American Physician Survey: About the respondents
Learn about the U.S. physicians who responded to the 2019 Great American Physician Survey.
How to get out of the office
Strategies to help solo practice physicians step away from the office for a vacation, medical leave, or unexpected emergencies.
2018 Great American Physician Survey: Attitudes and outlook
The U.S. physicians who responded to the 2018 Great American Physician Survey shared their attitudes towards their personal and professional lives.
2018 Great American Physician Survey: About the respondents
Learn about the 1,187 U.S. physicians who responded to the 2018 Great American Physician Survey.
Insurers, Government are Medicine's Problem for Many
Readers weigh-in on how they would change healthcare including removing the government and insurances companies from the picture.
Physicians Share Healthcare Reform Concerns
As part of our annual Great American Physician Survey, we asked physicians about the healthcare issues worrying them the most.
Physicians Grade the Trump Administration
More than 40 percent of physicians give the Trump administration an “F” in healthcare thus far. What has led to these tough grades?
So You Want to be a Part-Time Physician?
Part-time employment can afford physicians greater work-life balance and a reprieve from burnout. Here's how to successfully transition.
2017 Great American Physician Survey Results
Physicians continue to be bothered by government regulations and third-party interference; many give Trump administration an F thus far.
Getting Sick over the Election? Go See a Doctor
If you're starting to feel physically ill over the 2016 Presidential election and are worried about who will win, one physician knows what you have.
Doctors are Divided on the 2016 Presidential Election
Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton? Many physicians are having a hard time picking either and healthcare isn't the reason why.
The Paradox of This Year's Great American Physician Survey
The 2016 Great American Physician Survey tells us that physicians still like being physicians, even if the job is more stressful and less lucrative.
Physicians Practice 2016 Great American Physician Survey Report
The complete results to this year's Great American Physician Survey and more, revealing just where physicians stand with the profession of medicine in 2016.
Why Physicians Are Embracing DPC Practices
Direct primary care practices are growing in popularity, according to this year's GAP Survey. Why is that the case?
Debate: Should the ACA be Repealed or Restructured?
You've seen Trump vs Clinton. The Pearls podcast looks at another debate: Should the Affordable Care Act be repealed or not?
Survey Says Docs Dislike Gov’t Intrusion
The Great American Physician Survey reveals that doctors find their profession more stressful and less lucrative than in the past.
Patients, Physicians Adopting Medical Cost Estimators
In response to dramatically higher copays and deductibles, patients and their physicians are using technology to find the best prices for healthcare.
Physicians are Frustrated with the Affordable Care Act
Ask physicians about the ACA this election season and you'll find many don't think they are better off than they were four years ago.
The Rising Cost of Patient Care
Small Practice Bears Larger Load for Healthcare Costs
Rising patient deductibles and cost sharing not only hurts patients, but also can put pressures on medical practices to manage their revenue cycle.
What the GAP Survey Tells Us about Work-Life Balance
The results of the 2016 Great American Physician (GAP) survey are revealing; most physicians don't have enough time for their personal life.
Eight Ways Physicians Can Relax
Studies show that choosing to view challenging situations in a positive light actually improves your mood. Here are our suggestions to get started.
Is 'Quality' Quelling Physician Job Satisfaction?
Physicians are experiencing frustration with federal quality care programs that tie patient satisfaction to physician compensation.
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