Guest Blogger: Abigail Petronelli, ABA Tech CSF Student The prevalence of burnout varies between work fields. One study found physicians experience burnout at rates of 37.9% and the general population at around 30% (Shanafelt et. al, 2012). Medical students reported a 50% burnout rate, with over 10% experiencing suicidal ideation (Dyrbye et. al, 2008).