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A dermatologist reflects on his career

"At that point, I realized Thanksgiving came early this year, and I missed it. It was a reminder of why many of us go into medicine. I didn’t go into…
February 17, 2021

A dermatologist reflects on his career

“At that point, I realized Thanksgiving came early this year, and I missed it. It was a reminder of why many of us go into medicine. I didn’t go into medicine for glory or fame. Nor did I go into medicine for financial reward. Still, I often told the resident physicians I was training, after seeing a particularly kind patient, ‘Can you believe we just got paid for seeing such a nice person?’ I went into medicine because I enjoyed helping people. Sometimes, we need a little reminder of that. Or, in this case, a big box of reminders.”

Marc L. Frost is a dermatologist.

He shares his story and discusses his KevinMD article, “Thanksgiving came early this year. I just didn’t appreciate it.” (https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2020/12/thanksgiving-came-early-this-year-i-just-didnt-appreciate-it.html)

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