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What wisdom have you gleaned from a patient recently?


“Enjoy and appreciate each day.”-Dr. Jeff Millstein, Penn Medicine

Passion in the Medical Profession | October 7, 2022 | <1 min read


Aidan Crowley, med student, Penn Medicine

Practiced building the tallest Jenga tower with my pediatric patient tonight at the CHOP Homeless Health Initiative! Her wisdom: it takes patience and a sturdy foundation.

Dr. Deborah Freeland, UTSW

If you can’t get to the family reunion, at least ensure the food makes its way to you.

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Dr. Richard Safeer, Johns Hopkins Medicine

If we could all just slow down enough to appreciate the beauty and wonder around us.

Dr. Jeff Millstein, Penn Medicine

Lots of wisdom on aging. “Enjoy and appreciate each day.”

Dr. Eric Last, Northwell Health

Sounds cliche, but today a patient reminded me of the importance of perspective, taking nothing for granted, and not taking unimportant stuff too seriously because it clouds your ability to really see what matters.

Dr. Mariah Robertson, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Joy means such different things to different people. Don’t impose your own perceptions of what might feel joyful to you (or might not) on someone else.