But, how realistic is it to expect that level of sainthood from physicians? We are human, too. We have student loans, mortgages, spouses and children to support. And even when we take it upon ourselves to put the welfare of society and patient safety above all else, we are often met with disrespect, disdain, and even threats to our paycheck. And the real kicker is that our own colleagues often undermine our medical decisions just to get ahead.
Komo Gursahani MD MBA