Some doctors continue to practice medicine despite a history of incompetence, negligence, or substance abuse. Diane and her guests talk about the nation’s state medical boards and proposals for increasing their effectiveness.

Guests

  • Cheryl W. Thompson investigative reporter for "The Washington Post"
  • Dr. Jane Orient executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
  • Dr. James Thompson president and CEO of the Federation of State Medical Boards
  • Dr. Sidney Wolfe director of the Health Research Group at Public Citizen; editor of WorstPills.org

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