Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Doctor returns to his patients.

Byline: Winthrop Quigley Journal Staff Writer

* Administration gives a physician very little human feedback, says pediatrician Tom Rothfeld

He was vice president of medical staff affairs of Presbyterian Healthcare Services and on the board of directors of the Presbyterian system's foundation.

And pediatrician Tom Rothfeld has jumped ship to Lovelace Health Systems for hugs.

"For the past 21 months, I've done pure administration," said Rothfeld, who became chairman of the Lovelace Health Systems pediatrics department in early November.

"Administration has its own set of frustrations, but it also has very little in terms of positive feedback," he said. …

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