J. R. E.
Every physician is first a citizen, a citizen of his country and—in this age of rapid travel, intercontinental rocketry, and instant communication—a citizen of the world. Like other men he must share to a greater or lesser extent the burdens and problems of humanity. Yet the physician as a citizen and member of human society has certain special responsibilities that devolve upon him because of his professional training and occupation. In his capacity as a healer or preventer of human illness and with his knowledge of human biology he is especially equipped to contribute to the resolution of some of
J. R. E.. The Physician as a Citizen of the World. Ann Intern Med. 1966;65:611–615. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-3-611
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(3):611-615.
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