waste. “This would free physicians from a mountain of worry about how our patients' care will be reimbursed, and thus restore the physician-patient relationship,” he said. ... If I weren't a physician, I would be: Working for a living (That's a joke,
Most meaningful professional accomplishment: Winning the Physician of the Year award (at Licking Memorial Hospital) in 2007 was very meaningful and rewarding for me. ... Item I can't live without: My stethoscope. If I weren't a physician, I would be: A
Ami Bera, MD, FACP, now represents Sacramento County, Calif., residents in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Jock Murray, MD, MACP, is like an 18th-century physician, not in the sense that he prescribes bloodletting or mercury, but in the wide range of his knowledge and interests. ... Jock Murray, MD, MACP, is like an 18th-century physician, not in the sense
If I were not a physician: I would be either an author or a teacher. ... Although it never crossed my mind that I would do anything but be a physician.
For many people, retirement means a chance to improve one's golf handicap and vacation in Europe. For Larry Crook, MD, FACP, it meant setting up a nonprofit to help people halfway around the world.
Advice for medical students: It is a privilege to be a physician and you should join the profession only if you are truly committed to service to others. ... If I weren't a physician, I would be: A professor in a biology-related discipline.
If I weren't a physician, I would be: A horticulturalist.
Biggest regret: Honestly, I'm almost regret-free. If I weren't a physician, I would be: A veterinarian.
Hardest medical lesson learned: Learning how to work as a consultant rather than the primary physician has been a challenge. ... If I weren't a physician, I would be: A forest ranger.