How many hours per week do physician residents work?

Answer Resident physicians have a busy schedule and are required to work approximately 60 hours per week. They typically work two, 30-hour shifts, often without sleep. There is a movement to reduce the nu... Read More »

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How many hours does an ob gyn physician work?

Doctors who practice obstetrics and gynecology work long and irregular hours, ranging from a low of 50 hours a week to 90 to 100 hours a week or more. Joining a group practice allows these OB/GYN d... Read More »

Does anyone regulate how many hours an ER physician may work?

As of 2010 there were no federal regulations set on how many hours an emergency room physician may work in a given week. ER physician scheduling and hours are at the sole discretion of the hospital... Read More »

What is the average work week for a physician?

The amount of time that a doctor works in an average week can vary depending on the doctor's specialization and whether he works in a private practice or for a hospital. The average work week for ... Read More »

How many hours do nurses work a week?

A nurse's work week depends on the health care setting. If the nurse works in a physician's office, she usually works a standard 40-hour week. Nurses who work in health care facilities such as hosp... Read More »