Moonlighting House Officers

Robert R. Thompson, Anand Karnad, Marcia Divoll, James F. Holzer, John S. Gould, Arthur J. Moss

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To the Editor: The Sounding Board article by Dr. Moss (Nov. 22 issue)* neglects at least one dimension of the moonlighting problem. Today's residents and fellows are less able to care for the plethora of medical problems encountered in a community-hospital emergency room — a common moonlighting situation. I practice in a rural area in proximity to a major teaching center, and to make the call schedule bearable, six of my colleagues and I engage residents to cover the emergency room in our small hospital from Friday night through Monday morning and on holidays. In another nearby community, residents have.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)862-864
Number of pages3
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number13
StatePublished - Mar 28 1985
Externally publishedYes

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