A silent epidemic is stalking doctors. Stop it now – Dr Kishore Kumar

(Dr Kishore Kumar is founder-chairman of Cloudnine Group of Hospitals and a healthcare delivery graduate from Harvard Business School. This op-ed first appeared on Mint’s July 1.)

  • Every year, 1 July is observed as National Doctors’ Day in India to express gratitude and acknowledge the dedication and commitment of doctors towards our society. The observance honours legendary physician and West Bengal’s second chief minister Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy, whose birth and death anniversaries coincide on this date. As a practising neonatologist, I am deeply concerned about two issues affecting the medical fraternity: physician burnout and violence against doctors …

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