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Resident doctors across Maharashtra today called off their five-day protest against a spate of assaults and resumed duties
Resident doctors in Maharashtra are yet to resume work despite an appeal by an association representing them to join duty
The Bombay High Court today stepped in to end the four-day stir by resident doctors directing them to resume work immediat
An Indian-origin surgeon has been banned from practising medicine after a UK medical tribunal found him guilty of abusing
The AIIMS Resident Doctors Associaton (RDA) today went on a partial strike after the administration did not revoke the sus
BJP MP Ananth Kumar Hegde has landed in a controversy for allegedly thrashing two doctors and a staff member of a private
A district consumer court here has ordered the district government maternity and children's hospital near here to pay a co
A Sikh doctor in the US has filed a lawsuit against an American medical organisation alleging he was denied a neurology jo
Elderly patients treated by female physicians in hospitals are less likely to die or to be readmitted, according to Harvar
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj "successfully" underwent a kidney transplant at AIIMS here today and her condition
Sandeep Jauhar, a cardiologist and the author of the recent memoir Intern: A Doctor’s Initiation, in NYT:
To meet the expenses of my growing family, I recently started moonlighting at a private medical practice in Queens. On Saturday mornings, I drive past Chinese takeout places and storefronts advertising cheap divorces to a white-shingled office building in a middle-class neighborhood.
I often reflect on how different this job is from my regular one, at an academic medical center on Long Island. For it forces me, again and again, to think about how much money my practice is generating.
...I recently spoke with a friend who dropped out of medical school 20 years ago to pursue investment banking. Whenever we meet, he finds a way to congratulate me on what he considers my professional calling. He often wonders whether he should have stuck with medicine. Like many expatriates, he has idealistic notions of the world he left.
At our most recent meeting, we talked about the tumult on Wall Street. Like many bankers, he was worried about the future. “It is a good time to be a doctor,” he said yet again, as I recall. “I’d love a job where I didn’t have to constantly think about money.”
I didn’t bother to disillusion him, but the reality is that most doctors today, whether in academic or private practice, constantly have to think about money.