Who are the most burnt out: Millennial, Gen X or Boomer doctors?

GPs rank highly for burnout, with nearly half feeling this way, US survey shows

Mid-career and juggling family and work roles, Gen X doctors report feeling more burnt out than their Baby Boomer and Millennial colleagues, a large US survey shows.


The latest Medscape report on burnout and suicide shows 48% of doctors from Generation X (aged 40-54) say they are burnt out, compared with 39% of Baby Boomers (55-73) and 38% of Millennials (25-39).

GPs continue to rank highly for burnout, coming in at equal-fourth spot in the annual Medscape survey of 15,000 doctors across 29 specialities.

Dr Carol Bernstein, vice chair for