When Doctors Join UnionsBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7126.239a (Published 17 January 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:239
- Norman Ellis, undersecretary, British Medical Association
Cornell University Press, £11.95, pp 177
ISBN 0 8014 8354 9
The factors militating against American doctors joining unions are so pervasive that to discover any unionised doctors in the United States is a surprise. This book is a case study of the unique circumstances prevailing in California since the 1970s, which have enabled a doctors’ union, the Union of American Physicians and Dentists, to flourish.