10 specialties that are the least burned out: Medscape

The COVID-19 pandemic affected physicians in a number of ways, according to Medscape's "2021 Physician Burnout & Suicide Report."

Medscape surveyed 12,339 physicians in more than 29 specialties from Aug. 30, 2020, through Nov. 5, 2020. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, burnout figures remained relatively stable, but the pandemic did affect some specialties more than others.

Here are the 10 specialties that are the least burned out:
Dermatology: 29 percent
Plastic surgery: 31 percent
Oncology: 33 percent
Orthopedics: 33 percent
ENT: 33 percent
Pathology: 35 percent
General surgery: 35 percent
Ophthalmology: 35 percent
Public health: 35 percent
Radiology: 36 percent

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