What makes the good doctor outstanding?

24.07.2011                      22.Tammus, 5771

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What makes the good doctor outstanding?

Dr. Karen Djemal, who received a recent Outstanding Physician award, says when she has children they will be able to say they had a role model in her.

What makes a good doctor? It sounds like an easy question, but the answer is far from simple. Of course, people prefer physicians who are empathetic; all-around experts in general practice or a specialty; willing to listen; familiar with the latest developments; who look at patients instead of having their noses in their computer screens; who have connections with other doctors; who are willing to make house calls in a real emergency; and are as eager to prevent disease as they are to treat it.
Very few physicians have all these traits, so patients are forced to look for one with the qualities they most need….