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Table 4 Expected and actual physician retirement age

From: A systematic review of physician retirement planning

  50–59 years 60–69 years >70 years “Never”
Expected retirement age Burke [76]
Eagles [30]
Luce [7]
Fletcher [38]
Mears [41]
Goldberg [57]
Sansom [28]
Anderson [37]
Dietch [48]
Dodds [46]
Farley [39]
Florence [81]
Grondin [61]
Mears [41]
French [36]
French [23]
Gee [82]
Pit [45]
Rayburn [31]
Shanafelt [53]
Smith [91]
Wakeford [18]
Batchelor [22] Draper [40]
Actual retirement age Baker [52]
Eagles [30]
Sansom [28]
Anderson [37]
Austrom [58]
Batchelor [22]
Farley [39]
Fletcher [38]
French [36]
Jonasson [84]
Meghea [54]
Luce [7]
Orkin [34]
Rayburn [31]
Rowe [90]
Van Greuningen [17]
Wakeford [18]
Joyce [42]
Rayburn [31]
  1. Note: Average or highest reported retirement ages are reported.
  2. Studies where the majority of physicians met retirement age expectations are in italics