6 doctors weighed in:
Does a doctor have more of a responsibility to local public health or global health?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: INDIVIDUAL HEALTH
First and foremost, then family, friends, neighborhood, town, community, township, state, country, world.

In brief: INDIVIDUAL HEALTH
First and foremost, then family, friends, neighborhood, town, community, township, state, country, world.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Stanley Weiss
Internal Medicine - Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Posiiton-dependent
A doctor caring for a patient has primary responsibility to that patient.
For certain conditions, such as communicable dis, the condition is reportable to local health authorities, who may report it on or need to investigate further. Unusual conditions also need to be reported & may signal an outbreak or new disease . Health authorities have primary responsibility at the level they're employed.

In brief: Posiiton-dependent
A doctor caring for a patient has primary responsibility to that patient.
For certain conditions, such as communicable dis, the condition is reportable to local health authorities, who may report it on or need to investigate further. Unusual conditions also need to be reported & may signal an outbreak or new disease . Health authorities have primary responsibility at the level they're employed.
Dr. Stanley Weiss
Dr. Stanley Weiss
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: Depends
Most doctors have local concerns and deal with these issues locally.
A few are employed or assigned to deal with global health issues. There is little cross over although some pass from one category to another.

In brief: Depends
Most doctors have local concerns and deal with these issues locally.
A few are employed or assigned to deal with global health issues. There is little cross over although some pass from one category to another.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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