Primum Nocere: Medical Brain Drain and the Duty to Stay

Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 40 (5):601-619 (2015)
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Abstract

In this essay, we focus on the moral justification of a highly controversial measure to redress medical brain drain: the duty to stay. We argue that the moral justification for this duty lies primarily in the fact that medical students impose high risks on their fellow citizens while receiving their medical training, which in turn gives them a reciprocity-based reason to temporarily prioritize the medical needs of their fellow citizens

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Luara Ferracioli
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