The Worst MDs Free to Be Suicide Doctors

Posted June 23, 2016 11:55 pm by Editor

There’s an old joke that goes something like this:
“What do you call the student who graduates dead last in his class at medical school?”
“Doctor.”
I bring up that old saw because of a recent story out of California, where assisted suicide has just been legalized. Lonny Shavelson, a Berkeley emergency-room doctor who hasn’t practiced medicine for two years—and a long-time advocate of assisted suicide, as author of A Chosen Death—made headlines with the announcement that he is opening a death-doctor practice. For a $200 consultation fee, and $1800 more if he is retained, Shavelson will evaluate and certify people who

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