White Coat Black Art | Sep 29, 2012 | 27:30

Unemployed Doctors

For those of you who can't find a doctor...here's an unbelievable situation: more and more young doctors can't find a job. Brian talks to some newly-minted surgeons about how MD unemployment affects them and you.

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