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Wisdom in Medicine
The Pharos (2011)
  • William T. Branch, Jr. Md, MACP, Emory University
Abstract
We attribute wisdom to our heroes in medicine: Dr John Hickam was a wise man. It is a quality attributed sparingly and thoughtfully. When asked, most doctors will think long and hard before naming a few wise teachers or mentors. Though obviously important in medicine, little has been written about the nature of medical wisdom, or about how it is acquired or transmitted from one generation of doctors to the next.
Keywords
  • Wisdom
Publication Date
2011
Citation Information
William T. Branch. "Wisdom in Medicine" The Pharos (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/william_t_branch_jr/4/