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, Volume 56, Issue 2, pp 153–157 | Cite as

Do I Need Mercy to be a Physician?

  • Lorenzo BerraEmail author
Symposium: Hostility to Hospitality
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Abstract

“Do I Need Mercy to be a Physician?” is the title of a reflection Dr. Berra offered of his own work as a physician during the “2016 Jubilee of Mercy” in Rome. Mercy, patient-physician relationship, medical education and mentorship are presented in relations to patients’ encounters and life experiences.

Keywords

Mercy Patient-physician relationship Medical education Mentorship 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Massachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA

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