Doctor and Patient: Is a Well-Rested Doctor a Better Doctor? –

NY Times article

I have been a physician for 16 years and have seen this monumental change in resident work hours.  Once grueling and life-altering, it has become more humane.  There is more life-balance (I can attest to that blessing as I became a community attending after training) but also there are patient continuity and depth of training issues to consider of the learning physician.    Here the NY Times reports on this issue. . .

Doctor and Patient: Is a Well-Rested Doctor a Better Doctor? –


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I have been practicing as a family physician for over 20 years--as both an educator of physicians and clinician. From infancy to the elderly, I perform obstetrics and general medicine. I love my career and am passionate about my field of knowledge and my patients. Follow me on Facebook at Leslie Md Greenberg Medical Disclaimer The content of this website is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended as, nor should it be considered a substitute for, professional medical advice. Do not use the information on this website for diagnosing or treating any medical or health condition. If you have or suspect you have a medical problem, promptly contact your professional healthcare provider.
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