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When Are Doctors Too Old to Practice?

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In February, Robert Brown received an email that left him troubled. The New Jersey hospital where the 71-year-old pediatrician was practicing informed him that doctors age 72 and older would have to take a test to assess their physical and mental health—or risk losing their privileges.

“Who are they to tell me I can’t practice medicine?” he thought. He was going to fire off an angry response—then took a deep breath. Instead, he did some soul-searching about his abilities, while considering the new policy at Cooper…

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