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Are Physician White Coats Becoming Obsolete? How Docs Dress for Work Now

May 13th, 2022 - Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, Trisha Pasricha, MD, a gastroenterologist and research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, was talking to a patient who had been hospitalized for a peptic ulcer. Like other physicians in her institution, Pasricha was wearing scrubs instead of a white coat, out of concern that the white coat might be more prone to accumulating or transmitting COVID...