Sometimes, due to physician shortage, the ER will be closed but the clinic will remain open. This is because not all physicians work in the Emergency Department at the Hospital. In our community, we have what we call clinic-only physicians which are physicians who strictly work in the clinic only. We also have physicians that work in clinic and in Acute Care or Obstetrics but do not work in the Emergency Department. We also have physicians that are specialists meaning they are specialized in one or two areas such as Obstetrics and Gynecology and they do not work in the Emergency Department.