Behind the Libby Zion case

The landmark malpractice case that led to regulation of medical residents’ hours. Sad to say, the situation described in 1984 could have easily happened when I was a medicine intern in 1999. My very first rotation, a week out of medical school, was the night float intern. One week, I was a 4th year medical student. The next, I was cross-covering 60 patients overnight. Scary.

Prev
Next

✓ Join 150,000+ subscribers
✓ Get KevinMD's most popular stories