There are a lot of reasons why physicians don’t want to retire. Being happy, having a purpose, living a certain lifestyle and concern for patients are among the reasons cited by physicians to continue practicing, according to a recent article published by MDLinx.
That last reason — concern for patients — comes about in part because of the increasing physician shortage, the article states. It notes the American Medical Association’s research and predictions, which includes a shortage of up to 48,000 primary care physicians by 2034.
As MDLinx says, there are many options for physicians nearing retirement age but who are not ready to stop practicing. This includes retraining as a primary care physician through the Physician Retraining & Reentry program. Founded to directly address the growing primary care physician shortage, PRR offers licensed physicians of all backgrounds the opportunity to continue practicing and, thus, continue to make a difference and be happy.
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