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health yuppie

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Definition An often egocentric yuppie* who is a doctor, dentist, or other highly paid health care worker.

*Yuppie = Young upwardly mobile professional Health yuppies’ goals tend to pivot around material gains rather than the altruistic principles that traditionally lead physicians and others to the health care field. 

Reference NY State J Med 1991; 91:43

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