Poor personal financial health has been linked to well-being, including burnout, substance abuse, and worsening personal relationships.
This secondary analysis of a survey led by the Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut examines the financial well-being of surgical residents in New England.
A total of 250 surgical residents responded to the survey for a response rate of 44%. Their responses were compared to those of an age-matched and regionally matched control cohort.
Highlights of the survey include:
Though surgical residents have better financial well-being than a matched control cohort in their New England region, there is still a large proportion who have financial difficulties, the authors say. Understanding the state of financial health of surgical residents is key to improving their overall well-being.Read More >>