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Sympathy vs Empathy With The Devil

What’s the difference between sympathy and empathy? Example in action*: I was on call. I got that page, that very typical page: Patient running out of pain meds needs immediate refill please call. Ugh. More often than not, the phone call that follows this page is full of […]

An Open Letter To My Fellow Commuters

I have promised my patients, colleagues, friends, family, neighbors, and everyone that I will never personally attack anyone on this site. But I reserve the right to shame anonymous members of the general public for their bad behavior. I’ve been taking the train (the Boston subway line is affectionately nicknamed the “T”) […]

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