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SHIELDING THE PHYSICIANS-IN-TRAINING OF AMERICA

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Fundraiser started by the physicians collective, to aid the resident physicians fighting COVID19.

What The Coronavirus Crisis Reveals About American Medicine

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Medicine is a system for delivering care and support; it’s also a system of information, quality control, and lab science. All need fixing.

Social Distan-Sing - Vol. 2: They're Right in Your Town (A Hamilton Tribute)

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For anyone who loves Hamilton - Check out the social distancing sing-a-long!

As Frontline Emergency Doctors Risk All to Fight COVID-19, Their Pay is Slashed

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Contracted emergency room doctors at Houston Methodist and other hospitals in the area are facing reduced hours and smaller paychecks.

Economists Urge Lawmakers to Reject Healthcare Rate-Setting

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Today, the Coalition Against Rate-Setting (CARS) released a letter signed by more than 160 economists opposing healthcare rate-setting in any legislation, especially any potential forthcoming COVID-19 relief legislation.

New Advocacy Group Aims to Give 'Every Physician' a Voice

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A new advocacy organization is launching to give "every physician" a voice in decisions that affect their professional lives. But this group doesn't intend to use the top-down approach to decision making seen in many medical societies.

University of Wyoming Analysis Argues Social Distancing Outweighs Alternative by $5.2 Trillion

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A University of Wyoming analysis found that social distancing efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus outweigh the economic costs of such measures by trillions of dollars, while also saving more than a million lives.

Physician Support Line 1 (888) 409-0141

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National, free, and confidential support line made up of 600+ volunteer psychiatrists, joined together in the determined hope to provide peer support to their physician colleagues navigating the COVID19 epidemic.

Get Us PPE!

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Open Letter on COVID19 and Personal Protective Equipment. Please sign the petition to help healthcare workers get the PPE we all so desperately need.

Healthcare Workers Asked to Work Without Pay

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Healthcare systems profit from their altruism.

Thunderbirds, Blue Angels Fly Over NYC, Newark in Salute to Frontline Workers

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“Operation America Strong” recognizes the sacrifice of all frontline workers.

Doc Suspended for Exposing Poor Social-Distancing Practices, She Says

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Obstetrician Ana Sanchez, MD, was forced to abruptly leave a laboring patient when St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, CA, suspended her privileges and barred her from campus.

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