Bruce P. Brown, MD
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You and I cannot be friends, for now.
I must coldly probe, pain and score you.
If I care too much,
Yours, and all the others' pains
Will drain, weaken, and kill me.
My love must be shallow enough
For both of us to survive.
Brown BP. The Good Physician. Ann Intern Med. 1992;116:602. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-116-7-602_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;116(7):602.
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