Practicing medicine is not like other jobs that have a tradition of retirement at age 65. Physician shortages fuel support for physicians seeking to continue their careers indefinitely. Patient safety is paramount, but is it served by applying an age limit to medical staff membership and clinical privileges?
If so, what is the magic number?
Why should you Attend: Can medical staffs and hospitals place restrictions on physicians based on age?
Should hospitals and medical staffs place restrictions on physicians based on age?
Can physicians sue, alleging discrimination and civil rights violations?
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