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Fighting to get out of med school
Modern Healthcare

For some, medical school and hospital residencies offer more than an education in caring for patients. They provide first-hand experience in the legal system.

After winning the intense competition to gain admission to med school, then finding a successful match with a residency program, a handful of prospective doctors inevitably become embroiled in disputes with their schools and hospitals. Some of those clashes end up involving lawyers and even land in court.