Biggest Resident ‘Orphaning Event:’ Ex-Hahnemann Docs Reflect

In 2019, the sudden closure of the 171-year-old Hahnemann University Hospital in downtown Philadelphia — a training hospital for residents and fellows and a safety net for underserved populations — sent physicians scrambling to secure new positions. Looking back, many of those displaced doctors described anxiety, frustration, and confusion. “I think we were all shell-shocked,” said Victoria Pham, MD, a […]

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Doctor Survived Cambodia’s Killing Fields, but Not COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.   Linath Lim’s life was shaped by starvation. She was not yet 13 when the Khmer Rouge seized power in Cambodia and ripped her family apart. The totalitarian regime sent her and four siblings to work camps, where they planted rice and dug irrigation canals from […]

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Doctor Survived Cambodia’s Killing Fields, but Not COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.   Linath Lim’s life was shaped by starvation. She was not yet 13 when the Khmer Rouge seized power in Cambodia and ripped her family apart. The totalitarian regime sent her and four siblings to work camps, where they planted rice and dug irrigation canals from […]

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