“I wish I knew who reported me. I’d like to give them a big ol’ hug and thank them for saving my life.”
– A doctor on being reported to the head of his hospital’s residency program by another physician who smelled alcohol on his breath 21 years ago. The doctor is now sober. A survey has found, however, that many doctors don’t report troubled colleagues to the authorities.
Source: Associated Press (September 2010)