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Losing my patience : why I quit the medical game

Author: Mickey Lebowitz
Publisher: North Syracuse : Gegensatz Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The accessible, conversational autobiography of a successful physician who left his private practice because of the cruel realities of the American health care system.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Mickey Lebowitz
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mickey Lebowitz
ISBN: 9781933237268 1933237260 9781933237220 1933237228
OCLC Number: 318420290
Description: 255 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Cover --
Half Title --
Title Page: Losing My Patience --
Verso --
Contents --
Prelude --
Introduction --
One --
This is My Story: Good News / Bad News --
Two --
Studies and Stories: I Am Not Alone --
Three --
The Years in Training --
Four --
Endocrinology --
Five --
The Practice Years --
Six --
Should I Leave? --
Seven --
Would I Leave? --
Eight --
What I Miss Most About the Practice of Medicine --
Nine --
The American Health Care System is Sick --
Ten --
Time (or, Lack Thereof) --
Eleven --
Malpractice --
Twelve --
The Finance of Being in Practice --
Thirteen --
The Insurance Companies --
Fourteen --
The Pharmaceutical Industry --
Fifteen --
What I Will Not Miss About Treating Patients --
Sixteen --
The Government --
Seventeen --
Back to Clinical Medicine --
Eighteen --
Solutions --
Back Cover.
Responsibility: Mickey Lebowitz.

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The accessible, conversational autobiography of a successful physician who left his private practice because of the cruel realities of the American health care system.

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