doctor patient relationship
There's a big difference between empathy, sympathy and compassion.
This could be empathy 2.0 for the average med student, who is 24.
There's more to being a doctor than diagnosing symptoms. And that's where art comes in.
Faced with this universally-recognized Nazi symbol prominently displayed on D.D.'s body, the symbol of the systematic slaughter of 6 million European Jews, could I care for this patient?
Though as an M.D. I did pass through the ranks of "short coat" to "earn" a long coat and be considered a medical authority, and I loved my medical training at Yale, I prefer my authority to come across in what I know and share.