Doctors: Prescription for Travel

Framed along with the medical diploma and the other parchments of pro fessional achievement on the wall of Dr. Alan R. Grain's Washington, D.C., office hangs a reminder of a recent six-week vacation. It is no mounted marlin or spread of ten-point antlers-only another certificate. "Nay chung-nhan," it begins, which is Vietnamese for "This is to certify," and goes on to let it be known with gold seal and red ribbon that Dr. Grain served this spring as a visiting orthopedic surgeon at the crowded, understaffed Cho-Ray Hospital in Saigon.

Without Pay. Such a working vacation is hardly the relaxing...

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