Planes, Trains, and Coronaviruses

I felt this scene is the PERFECT example of what doctors are going through right now with the COVID-19 pandemic. See if you can notice the subtle changes we made. Warning: many F bombs ahead. Hey, you can’t change a magical scene that much! Feel free to share.

Douglas Farrago MD

Douglas Farrago MD is a full-time practicing family doc in Forest, Va. He started Forest Direct Primary Care where he takes no insurance and bills patients a monthly fee. He is board certified in the specialty of Family Practice. He is the inventor of a product called the Knee Saver which is currently in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Knee Saver and its knock-offs are worn by many major league baseball catchers. He is also the inventor of the CryoHelmet used by athletes for head injuries as well as migraine sufferers. Dr. Farrago is the author of four books, two of which are the top two most popular DPC books. From 2001 – 2011, Dr. Farrago was the editor and creator of the Placebo Journal which ran for 10 full years. Described as the Mad Magazine for doctors, he and the Placebo Journal were featured in the Washington Post, US News and World Report, the AP, and the NY Times. Dr. Farrago is also the editor of the blog Authentic Medicine which was born out of concern about where the direction of healthcare is heading and the belief that the wrong people are in charge. This blog has been going daily for more than 15 years Article about Dr. Farrago in Doximity Email Dr. Farrago – [email protected] 

  4 comments for “Planes, Trains, and Coronaviruses

  1. Rick Singel
    March 19, 2020 at 12:59 pm

    Doug, this MADE my day today!!! So, thanks!

    • Douglas Farrago MD
      March 19, 2020 at 6:57 pm


  2. R Stuart
    March 19, 2020 at 10:40 am

    The bit where she twirls her pencil and scratches her head is just so great!

  3. HJR
    March 19, 2020 at 9:46 am

    But Doug,
    It’s not like we’ve had months to get ready for this.

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