Comments have again morphed into an essay. And, once again, they’re in response to a blog post by Dr. Suneel Dhand: When it comes to positive change, physicians are their own worst enemy. I thought it was excellent and spot-on. My first comment read in part:

When reading this post -- before I read the comments -- I found myself silently nodding ... maybe because I agree with much ...

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“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind." - Rudyard Kipling I read Drs. Dhand’s and Carbone’s post with great interest: Physicians are not providers: An open letter to the AMA and medical boards. I began writing a comment; it turned into an essay. I support Drs. Dhand and Carbone in this endeavor. The word "provider" diminishes the people who cure, treat, and heal, whether they're physicians, nurses, nurse ...

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maxresdefault Sir William Osler (1849-1919) is universally considered the father of modern medicine. “He belongs to medical students of all time, as Lincoln belongs to the common man everywhere.” - Wilder Penfield, eminent Canadian neurosurgeon, who met Osler while at Oxford “His energy, productivity, and humanity blossomed out of a deep vulnerability. Between the pages of his books, we can still encounter an Osler who is … ...

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