Thank a Physician: Tomorrow is National Doctor's Day
Tomorrow, March 30, is National Doctors' Day, a time to acknowledge and celebrate all the hard work of fellow physicians. An AMA survey of 1,200 physicians and physicians-in-training found that despite the current challenging health-care landscape, nine in 10 of the respondents said they are satisfied with their career choice. Half of those who pursue medicine consider it a calling, and three-quarters of physicians said they are motivated by the opportunity to help people above all else. Seventy-three percent of those surveyed said they knew before they reached the age of 20 that they wanted to become doctors, and nearly one-third knew before becoming a teenager.