Physicians and Society: Tribulations of Power and Responsibility

  • John Ladd
Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 9)

Abstract

The subject of this essay is the social responsibility of physicians, that is, their responsibility to society as contrasted with their obligations to their patients or their duties to their colleagues. Before turning directly to this subject, however, I should like to make a few general remarks about what I intend to do here.

Keywords

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Authors and Affiliations

  • John Ladd
    • 1
  1. 1.Brown UniversityProvidence, Rhode IslandUSA

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