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October 4, 1984 & Libby Zion: The Day Medicine Changed Forever

November 7th, 2013 By Steven Knope, MD

Patients have often commented to me that “younger doctors seem different” than the doctors that they grew up with. Without getting into the details of my patients’ perceptions, the overall sense is that younger doctors see medicine as more of a job than a calling. I would agree that there are differences and the reason for these differences can be explained by history.

This newsletter is devoted to a little-known piece of medical history that changed American medicine forever.… Read the rest