A Professional Perspective on How to Build a Meaningful Life in the 21st Century
"People pay the doctor for his trouble; for his kindness they still remain in his debt."
―Seneca (4 BC–65 AD)
Reflecting on my own 30-year career in health care, I have tried to focus on what changes during this time have made significant differences to patient care. Immediately, I note the rapid technological advances made in medical, surgical, and pharmacological therapies, which have spurred wonderful, previously unimaginable innovation that, in...