December 12, 2004

Can Lawyers Deliver Babies?

A sad state of affairs
Not only are obstetricians closing their practices, but the specialty is no longer the draw it once was. Of the 128 students graduating from the University of Maryland Medical School in 2003, none chose obstetrics. And though the previous three generations of Kearney's family have delivered babies, his son plans to specialize in orthopedics.
And people say tort reform has nothing to do with this?