Deep divisions threaten the clout of the nation's largest doctors group
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Even before the recent election, physicians felt perched on a precipice. Changes sweeping health care have threatened their independence, income, and influence. An epidemic of burnout and depression shadows the profession. And the incoming Trump administration promises still more upheaval. Who represents doctors in this unsettling environment? Decades ago, the answer would have been clear: the…