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Medical Professionals: What’s your experience with the FMLA?

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Dr. Marc Downing is a pediatric surgeon in Kalamazoo, Mich. He says the leave application process under the FMLA puts the doctor in the middle of a potentially tense relationship between employer and employee. (Photo shared by Marc Downing)

The Family and Medical Leave Act turns 20 this week. Medical professionals, we want to hear from you. Have you witnessed attempted abuse of the law? Do you feel trapped in the middle of a tense relationship between employer and employee? What’s your experience with the FMLA?

Five things doctors want

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Doctors Seek Higher Fees From Health Insurers

Straight from doctors’ mouths: What would make their lives better — and yours. Mostly, it’s time they say they need — and lots of financial change.

Medical professionals: What’s your biggest story of 2013?

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(Photo by Adam Berry, Getty Images)

What changes will affect your work most this year? Is it pay? What about regulations? Or labor issues? What about electronic records? How are the demographics of your patients changing? How are you preparing for the Affordable Care Act to take full effect?