Planning on working until you're 80?
If only we paid as much attention to getting out of medicine as we do to getting in.
The path to being a doctor is a long and structured one of incremental learning, practice and assessment, via medical school and specialist training programs.
But retirement from medicine seems to be an altogether haphazard and unstructured process.
How many doctors hang up their stethoscope at 65 and call it a day?
As we learnt from a study in the Medical Journal of Australia last month, more than one-third of doctors plan to work beyond the traditional