Just about thirteen percent of the 100,000 plus resident physicians in the United States are union members — and many more would choose to join if it weren’t for the fierce pressure exerted by some teaching hospitals, chairs and program directors. Although it is illegal to threaten resident physicians with retaliation for expressing their desire to form a union, the law is difficult to enforce. Ought medical educators examine …
Post Author: Flávio Casoy, MD and Joanne Suh, MD
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