Each morning, I read a framed Hippocratic Oath on my office wall. My parents presented this to me over 25 years ago. Professionally
Our patients are suffering mentally and physically from outrageous rate increases, and as the Hippocratic Oath makes clear, we must "keep them from harm and injustice."
Today the phrase American leadership stands for attempts by the United States to militarily convert societies and countries to conform to American beliefs and serve American interests.
Medicine has always been grounded in humanitarian ideals, as reflected in codes of ethics. The humanitarian roots of American medicine are evident in our many hospitals named for saints.
Hippocrates is turning over in his grave.
As true professionals, business leaders must accept their responsibility to create real, sustainable value.
That an anesthesiologist could be on tour with Michael administering propofol is both baffling and repugnant. The King of Pop was effectively anaesthetized every night, while our profession was asleep at the wheel.
According to astrology, which was developed as a tool to understand the cycles of the seasons, now is the best time in 250 years to transform the health care institutions.
How can a vulnerable physician resist the temptation to "bend the rules" for these "tabloid elites?"