I was thinking about retiring, and COVID-19 gave me a push PODCAST

“Last March, I was working in a small primary care practice on the west side of Denver. COVID-19 came to town. On Thursday, March 12, we were told the schools would be closing. On Friday, we were told that clinic staff had to wear masks — and the clinic had to start testing patients forRead more …I was thinking about retiring, and COVID-19 gave me a push [PODCAST] originally appeared inKevinMD.com.
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