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Humanist Approach a Must in Medicine

Ritual and tradition are central.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/health/article/humanist_approach_a_must_in_medicine_20030425

Research examining the attitudes of 3,500 entering medical students from across the nation concluded that most were indeed empathetic and humanistic when they began their studies. Clearly, some time during medical school and the end of the residency experience, many caring young doctors change. Why do some students maintain a humanistic orientation while others lose it?

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