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Medicine may be the lens through which I see the – Quotes by Abraham Verghese

Medicine may be the lens through which I see the world, but since I think of medicine as ‘life +’, a place where life is exaggerated and seen at its most vital and poignant, I’ll be writing about life more than I will be writing about medicine. – Abraham Verghese

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I think legislation needs to put an end to doctors – Quotes by Abraham Verghese

I think legislation needs to put an end to doctors profiting on businesses to which they can funnel patients – that is business, not medicine. If you try to call it medicine, then it is corruption. Without legislation, it will keep happening. – Abraham Verghese

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We have the sense that medical students come to medicine – Quotes by Abraham Verghese

We have the sense that medical students come to medicine with a great capacity to understand the suffering of patients. And then by the end of the third year they completely lose that ability, partly because we teach them the specialized language of medicine. – Abraham Verghese

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