Table 3.

Physician Activity Assumptions

Source: 2003 AAFP Member Profile Survey. Physician Socioeconomic Status: 2000-2002 Edition. American Medical Association, Center for Health Policy Research, 2001 also reports 50.6 h/wk (patient care), 4.4 h/wk (other)21,22
Weeks worked per year47
Total hours worked per week51
Patient care hours per week40
Other professional activities per week11
Total patient care hours per physician per year1,880
Total hours per physician per year2,397