The Benefits of Physician Volunteering

August 4, 2017

Volunteering after work may seem like a hassle. After all, your day has been spent helping patients and by the end of the day, you are pretty tired. But volunteering just for a couple of hours after work will go a long way.

In an article from Medical Economics author John Campanelli writes, “Multiple studies have shown that adults who volunteer enjoy better mental and physical health and lower mortality rates”.

In the article Campanelli discusses:

  • Why volunteering is a ‘game-changer’ against burnout
  • Volunteering recharges your batteries
  • Finding time and a cause
  • Why volunteering is good for your business

Campanelli continues, “Perhaps volunteering’s  greatest benefit for physicians is both self-serving and world-serving: Volunteering makes the community a better place. And because of their training and education, physicians have an obligation to volunteer, to give back to their communities”. What benefits will volunteering have on your practice?

To read more, see the full article from John Campanelli in Medical Economics.

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