Beckley, Elizabeth Thompson
February 2001
Modern Physician;02/26/2001, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p14
Trade Publication
Discusses issues on the employment and practice of medical care students and doctors in the United States as of February 26, 2001. Ruling of the National Labor Relations Board that provides medical employees with legal protection to form collective bargaining units; Findings of the American Medical Association's Socioeconomic Monitoring System survey on medical doctors; Details on the union enrollment of physicians.


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