Monday, September 9, 2013

U-T San Diego: Program Seeks to Help Retired Docs Enter Primary Care

Retired Rancho Santa Fe surgeon behind online refresher course that allows retired physicians, specialists to work in family practice

Paul Sisson, September 4, 2013

A successful career in medicine is neither regularly scheduled nor part time, but a local surgeon hopes to deliver both to retired doctors who want to continue seeing patients a few days a week with none of the usual financial frustrations and time commitments attached. 

In early August, Dr. Leonard Glass, a retired Rancho Santa Fe reconstructive and plastic surgeon, launched Physician Retraining & Reentry, an online course designed to help specialists make the jump to primary care without requiring a return to medical school. 

Read the rest at U-T San Diego

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