Disrupted plans common theme for on-call docs

An article more or less sympathetic to pay for on call, from the Charlotte (WV) Gazette-Mail:

Most people leave work at work. On-call doctors cannot leave work at all.

For their private patients or the emergency room, many doctors usually have to be ready at a moment’s notice: That means little travel, no wine with dinner and rarely uninterrupted dinners.

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