Urologist no longer: Why do some leave the profession?

August 1, 2002

Ex-urologists say they wanted to escape reimbursement woes, pursue morefulfilling careersMedicine is a commitment. Pre-med, medical school, internship, residency,and building a reputation in academia or in community practice adds up toa self-imposed promissory note that can take a decade, perhaps two, to payoff. This is why it is unusual when an established physician opts to changecareers.