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 »

How many hours a week do pediatricians work?

The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that the average number of hours pediatricians work is different for male and female physicians. Male pediatricians work an average of 49.7 hours per week... Read More »

How many hours a week do teachers work?

Though hours vary from teacher to teacher because of class schedules and type of employment, teachers regularly work in excess of 40 hours per week. In 2008 there were 4.5 million teaching jobs in ... Read More »