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Staying Motivated during Tough Economic Times

I felt saddened and frustrated reading the comments of primary care physicians in a survey released by The Physicians' Foundation this past November. Once passionate about medicine and dedicated to their patients, they are now burnt out and despairing, overwhelmed by increasing paperwork, bureaucracy, and government regulations. Sixty percent of the respondents said they would not recommend medicine as a career to young people. In their column, “Primary Care CME: Make it Practical,” on

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