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WINTER 2015

The career development quarterly for physicians of all specialties, PracticeLink Magazine provides readers with feature articles, compensation stats, helpful job search tips—as well as recruitment ads from organizations across the U.S.

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winter 2015 PracticeLink.com 81 Who's happiest at work —and home? T he specialty you've chosen can have an affect on how happy you are at both home and work. Dermatologists have the highest happiness factor at work, as determined by those who answered "very" or "extremely" happy. It's the only specialty whose happy quotient surpassed the 50 percent mark at the office. Family medicine and emergency medicine physicians, radiologists and internists are the least happy at work, hovering around just above 35 percent. Least happy at home? Physicians practicing HIV/Infectious Disease and Critical Care. VitalStats Facts, news and numbers Ophthalmology Dermatology Urology Orthopedics Emergency Medicine Pediatrics Anesthesiology Diabetes & Endocrinology Rheumatology Pathology Gastroenterology Radiology Neurology Allergy & Clinical Immun. Family Medicine Plastic Surgery General Surgery Psyc. & Mental Health Ob/Gyn & Women's Health Pulmonary Medicine Oncology Nephrology Cardiology Internal Medicine HIV/Infectious Diseases Critical Care Ophthalmology Dermatology Urology Orthopedics Emergency Medicine Pediatrics Anesthesiology Diabetes & Endocrinology Rheumatology Pathology Gastroenterology Radiology Neurology Allergy & Clinical Immun. Family Medicine Plastic Surgery General Surgery Psyc. & Mental Health Ob/Gyn & Women's Health Pulmonary Medicine Oncology Nephrology Cardiology Internal Medicine HIV/Infectious Diseases Critical Care 0 20 40 60 40 20 0 At work: At home: How happy are you at work? At home? Answers refect the percentage answering "very" or "extremely" happy. Source: Peckham C. Medscape Physician Lifestyle Report 2014. Medscape. Published Jan. 23, 2014. Available at: medscape.com/features/slideshow/lifestyle/2014/public/overview. Reprinted with permission. 2 0 1 5 AN N UAL Quality of Life issue

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