Dr. Discontent

April 2002
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Apr2002, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p34
Trade Publication
Focuses on the attitude of U.S. physicians toward their professional roles. Challenges faced by physicians in relation to their profession; Status of liability insurance premiums; Factors that affect the attitude of physicians to the nature of their work.


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