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Covid Made Me Think About Leaving Medicine

But the call to the bedside was just too strong

One of my colleagues in the hospital at which I work recently retired, and the reason he closed up shop was the pandemic. I was shocked, as he was still quite young and in the prime of his career. Indeed, Covid has forced many physicians to leave the field for good.

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Dr. Hesham A. Hassaballa

Dr. Hesham A. Hassaballa

NY Times featured Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist | Physician Leader | Author and Blogger | His latest book is “Code Blue,” a medical thriller.