What doctors can (and should) learn from patients

In his latest KevinMD column, ACP's Vice President of Membership and Global Engagement, Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP, discusses the foundational principle of caring partnerships with patients.


In his latest KevinMD column, ACP's Vice President of Membership and Global Engagement, Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP, looks at what doctors can learn from their patients if they are to realize medicine's foundational principle of entering into caring partnerships with them. Dr. Masters writes, “If we take the time to more fully engage with—and learn from—our patients, doing so will make us more kind, compassionate, and appreciative doctors, and ultimately better human beings.”