A study in the Annals of Family Medicine that may have implications for physician workforce shortages showed the number of family physicians who did not recertify increased from 4.9% for those first certified between 1990 and 1995 to 5.7% from 1996 to 2000. "We hypothesize that certification attrition is a transitional step between burnout and leaving the primary care workforce although future studies should elucidate the relationship," researchers wrote.
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