The fate of Hahnemann Hospital’s medical residents

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Anesthesiology residents Archana Gundigi, Rosemary De La Cruz, and Jo Linnen protest outside Hahnemann, demanding that management release their government funding to enable them to seek placements elsewhere. (Nina Feldman/WHYY)

Anesthesiology residents Archana Gundigi, Rosemary De La Cruz, and Jo Linnen protest outside Hahnemann, demanding that management release their government funding to enable them to seek placements elsewhere. (Nina Feldman/WHYY)

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One of the many unanswered questions swirling around the impending closure of Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia is what will happen to the more than 550 doctors training there. The hospital’s own bankruptcy filings say it’s the largest “orphaning” of medical residents the country’s ever seen. WHYY’s Nina Feldman explains why residents at Hahnemann still don’t know where they’re going, and why some of them don’t have long to figure it out.

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