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A 10-year look at hospitalist work hours

April 2018

In looking at 10 years of data from the Today’s Hospitalist Compensation & Career survey, one very good piece of news jumps out: Hospitalists reported working significantly fewer shifts per month in 2017 than in 2008 while seeing their pay rise rapidly.

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Martha Waddell, MD, LinkedIn
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Martha Waddell, MD, LinkedIn

Need to factor in that the workload per shift has significantly increased in the past decade so it takes longer to finish the shift.

Deneen Rowe
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I’d be curious to know if these are all 12-hour shifts, as that makes a difference. Our hospitalist group works 17, however they are 8-10 hour shifts.