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
E. JR. 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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