Closing time

by reestheskin on 10/05/2018

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A beautifully written vignette in the NEJM by Abigail Luger

Moving On | NEJM

Now I’m the one contemplating a permanent departure. My health is fine, but my stamina is pretty much gone. Our health care system is not kind to the chronically ill and marginally insured, and it is not particularly kind to their doctors, either. Our patients are condemned to an unending swim against a hostile tide. Doctors can head for shore.