• ‘Not expected, but not surprising:' Amid pandemic, many family physicians are lonely

    1 month ago - By Healio

    The COVID-19 pandemic is “taking an emotional toll on family physicians,” according to researchers who created and implemented a small survey in Kansas.
    “Loneliness has been deemed as a public health issue,” Samuel Ofei-Dodoo, PhD, MPA, MA, CPH, an assistant professor and director of residency research in the department of family and community medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita, told Healio Primary Care.
    He said a study in the Harvard Business Review found that physicians are among the professions with the highest rates of loneliness, but
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