Doctors Are Called to Heal, Not Just to Treat

To really hear patients, ears are more important than stethoscopes

Jame Abraham, M.D., co-director of the Cleveland Clinic Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program writes in U.S. News & World Report:

 

Jame Abraham, M.D.

“As technology progresses, that the humanity of medicine is at an impasse … Science, advancing at an accelerated pace, is constantly challenging the medical profession, presenting new options and providing new treatments. While innovation remains crucial to the practice of medicine, physicians cannot forget our humanity. In order to provide guidance and hope – and sometimes, unfortunately, devastating news – we have to listen.”

Read Dr. Abraham’s full essay at: Doctors Are Called to Heal, Not Just to Treat