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All the World's a Stage

Joe Chiovaro, MD
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From Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, Oregon.

Requests for Single Reprints: Joe Chiovaro, MD, P3 Med-Department of Medicine, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 3710 SW U.S. Veterans Hospital Road, Portland, OR 97239; e-mail, jchiovaro@gmail.com.

Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(3):215-216. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-158-3-201302050-00014
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I thought about the Shakespeare quote and the roles I play to different audiences throughout the day. I thought about how we all move through the paces of short productions from moment to moment, using props, scripted dialogue, and more than a little improvisation.





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