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Why Are Doctors Quitting? A Physician Weighs In

Clip: 02/20/2023 | 18m 21s  | Video has closed captioning.

America's doctors are leaving the profession in growing numbers, creating a crisis in the U.S. healthcare system. Some 117,000 physicians left the field in 2021, and one in five doctors say they will soon do so. In a recent op-ed for The New York Times, political anthropologist and physician Dr. Eric Reinhart explained fatal flaws in the country’s health system that led to this worrying trend.

Aired: 02/20/23

Rating: NR

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