"Opinion | How Would You Feel About a 100-Year-Old Doctor?" – The New York Times - Sandeep Jauhar
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“Opinion | How Would You Feel About a 100-Year-Old Doctor?” – The New York Times

“Opinion | How Would You Feel About a 100-Year-Old Doctor?” – The New York Times

“I read an article recently about a 100-year-old doctor named Howard Tucker who is still practicing medicine in Cleveland. Dr. Tucker began working as a neurologist in 1947, when Harry Truman was president.

Though he is obviously an extreme example, Dr. Tucker represents an important demographic trend: The United States has a growing number of older doctors. Even as baby boomer doctors pass retirement age, many are electing to continue to practice medicine. A survey in 2020 found that almost a third of licensed doctors in the United States were 60 years of age or older, up from a quarter in 2010…”