“Each patient I have seen over these four decades has made me a better doctor. Books do not impact long term memory the way a real patient can. I once heard the chair of medicine at a teaching hospital say that the worst thing about being on call every other night as an intern is missing half the patients. I now know he was right. Each patient becomes a colored light in our sky.”
John F. McGeehan is an internal medicine physician.
He shares his story and discusses his KevinMD article, “Every patient makes me a better doctor.”
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