Physician dating nurse
In previous generations, the long hours worked by the mostly male young doctors were tolerated by their partners as simply part of the deal.The payoff was the promise of future high earnings and hours that would, in time, become more manageable.(Hint: Wearing your scrubs to dinner is not an aphrodisiac).Doctors' dating challenges The biggest obstacle young physicians face when it comes to finding a mate: lack of time."It was just a nightmare, and the fellow I was trying to set her up with said 'She cancelled on me twice already, I don't know if this is going to work out,'" says Nightingale."That's where I have to call the doctor and say, 'Do you have the time to invest in dating?Unfortunately, many other single physicians — despite their good looks, earning power, and big brains — stay that way a lot longer than they would prefer.
Heidi Huser, a family practitioner who works in a Minnesota urgent care facility, considers herself a catch — funny, smart, stable, and easygoing.About 16 percent of 1,323 physicians who participated in our 2010 Great American Physician Survey said their spouse or significant other is also a physician.It seems natural, given how much time they spend together at work.Melissa Brown, president of national dating service It's Just Lunch, which counts a growing number of doctors in its client base, suggests committing to at least a few hours a week for dating whether you're just starting your residency or are an established doctor.Nightingale recalls a recent experience, where a physician client of hers, based in Baltimore, canceled several Friday night dates in a row.