The results of their survey are really worrisome and saddening. Most physicians are not happy with their profession and consider leaving it soon and stopping practicing altogether.
Dr. Bryan Vartabedian ( @Doctor_V ) recently wrote a very interesting post entitled “Restoring the Joy to the Practice of Medicine“, where he explains some of the issues.
I would encourage all medical providers to take a look at this and think about these results and the implications for current and future generations. To me, addressing this issue, sharing this fantastic project and being part of the solution is not just an honor BUT a DUTY AND RESPONSIBILITY.
I really believe that, despite the advances in medicine in the last several decades, the Best of Medicine, the most fantastic times in our profession are still yet to come and will be arriving soon.
We will see exponential technologies that will change how we stay healthy and how we diagnose and treat disease; from Digital Health and 3D Bioprinting to Nanotechnology and Artificial Intelligence, the Future is here NOW.
My friend John Nosta (@JohnNosta), from Nosta Labs, sent me an email informing about this challenge initiative.This was part of my answer to him:
“Despite ALL the frustrations in my everyday practice as a doctor, frustrations caused by many factors (several of which we are ALL trying to change or fix), there’s nothing in the world that I would be instead.