Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World One Outbreak at a Time

Josh Schaffzin, MD, PhD
Government Research
Public Health
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I have always wondered what anesthesiologists or radiologists said during their interview for medical school admission when asked "Why do you want to be a doctor?" I imagine most of them answered, "I want to help people", or "I like people." I also imagine that if asked why they chose to become an anesthesiologist or radiologist they would reply, "I don't like people." In other words, they prefer the patient ...