Retired physicians join fight against COVID-19 — should they?

COVID-19 is stretching the capacity of health care systems across the United States. The American Academy of Family Physicians and AMA have provided guidance to retired physicians who want to rejoin the workforce and lend a hand.“You have to understand the specifics of the individual situation,” Clif Knight, MD, senior vice president for education at AAFP, told Healio Primary Care. “When you look at the situation, on whole, it makes good sense for some physicians to be able to come back into the health care workforce to help with the volume of demands that we anticipate.”Read More

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