Originally Posted by SchroedingrsCat
Everything I hear about surgery is work, work work. 80 hours per week minimum, always on call, etc. How feasible is it to get a surgery gig for 40-50 hrs/week and limitied call. I'm interested in surgery, but I'm also interested in the rest of my damn life.
Not likely. Expect to work at least 60+ hours a week (@ times 80+). Call depends on the surgical field, but expect to have a healthy amount especially at the beginning of your career.