In “Doc Hollywood” (1991), Dr. Benjamin Stone (portrayed by Michael J. Fox in the film) is an emergency room doctor eager to begin a lucrative career as a plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills. Lost during his cross-country drive, Stone crashes into the fence of the local judge in a small town and is sentenced to community service providing medical services to the town. Upon completing his service, will he realize where he truly belongs?
Author, producer and the real “Doc Hollywood,” Dr. Neil Shulman shares scenes from the film and discusses clinical ethics, stereotypes, and the challenges of providing rural health care.
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Neil Shulman M.D.,
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