The recession and stock market downturn are forcing previously retired doctors to go back to work.
But, after being away from medicine for so long, some are finding that hospitals and clinics aren’t willing to take them back with open arms.
Malpractice coverage will be higher for these physicians, and indeed, a cited gastroenterologist commented that “he couldn’t get liability coverage because he hadn’t done an endoscopy in three years.”
Of course, if they want a guaranteed job, primary care is the place to be. Locum tenens companies all report that generalist positions are in the highest demand.