Physician Licensing

Physician Licensing

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.

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

Dr. Sidney Wolfe

director of the Health Research Group at Public Citizen; editor of WorstPills.org

Dr. James Thompson

president and CEO of the Federation of State Medical Boards

Dr. Jane Orient

executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

Cheryl W. Thompson

investigative reporter for "The Washington Post"

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