Attitudes toward retirement. A survey of the American Surgical Association.

@article{Greenfield1994AttitudesTR,
  title={Attitudes toward retirement. A survey of the American Surgical Association.},
  author={Lazar John Greenfield and Mary C. Proctor},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1994},
  volume={220 3},
  pages={382-9; discussion 387-90}
}
OBJECTIVE This study examined attitudes and practices with respect to retirement in a senior group of surgeons. The authors studied the extent of planning for retirement and factors that should determine withdrawal from performing operations. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Federal law prohibits mandatory retirement or withdrawal of operating privileges based on age. Some surgeons fail to recognize the effects of aging, which may place their patients and themselves at risk. There currently is no… CONTINUE READING

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