You’re fired: A Long Island hospital is going to replace most of its ER staff. “The hospital’s 20 full-time emergency room doctors specialize in non-emergency fields, including internal medicine, surgery, gynecology or pediatrics. Only two doctors have the training and certification in emergency medicine that would now allow them to stay.

Asked whether the doctors would be offered other jobs in the hospital, Kane said, ‘I don’t know that there will be vacant positions elsewhere that they would qualify for.'”

GruntDoc gives his take.

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