Docs unlock secret to matrimony

The study explored how doctors balance their career with marriage and family obligations. It involved interviews with 25 people – 12 women and 13 men. Ten were in dual-physician relationships and 15 were in single-physician relationships.

Many participants emphasised the mutual support they provided to and received from their partner, especially with respect to their career.

They acknowledged the support they received from extended family in caring for children and said their relationships worked