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As nest eggs shrink, some doctors try to return from retirement

Wall Street Journal Health Blog, April 21, 2009

Some doctors in retirement are taking a look at their shrunken investment portfolios and having second thoughts, but they're finding that getting back in front of patients isn't so easy. A report from the American Medical Association finds taht retired docs who want to make a comeback sometimes have to go through re-entry programs or catch up on continuing medical education, while at the same time having to contend with concerns that they won't stick around for long.