Bringing Kindness to Medicine: Stories from the Prairie by Jerome W. Freeman MD

By Jerome W. Freeman MD

A clarion name to kindness

A clarion name is a summons to motion. and that's precisely what Bringing Kindness to Medicine units out to complete. medication is wealthy in technology and know-how, with refined checking out tools and mind-boggling therapies—but all too frequently its fantastic powers are observed by means of a clinician’s calm detachment instead of the delicate contact of human kindness. superbly illustrated with unique work, this booklet celebrates, via real-life tales, what kindness means…and the way it can swap people’s lives.

“With each tale, each photo, the author and the painter lightly confirm our intimate connections to each other and to the earth. Their mixed artistry reminds us that the kindnesses we disperse are finally the kindnesses we bestow on ourselves. Dr. Freeman’s memoir is a narrative of grace that transcends the sector of drugs. He indicates us that he has faltered in his efforts to be type, as absolutely as we've got all faltered. yet he additionally indicates us that kindness is redemptive and so transforms even the main troubling of situations.”
Ann prepare dinner, PhD
Director, nationwide Rural Bioethics Project
Research Professor, Dept of Psychology
University of Montana

“What Dr. Freeman embodies in individual involves lifestyles in his creative and down-to-earth reflections at the perform of drugs and kindness. This small ebook isn't a guide on the right way to take into consideration kindness yet as a substitute it bargains provocation to action—to act kindly within the methods we are living with others. This publication might make an excellent addition to any path in medication, ethics, and faith or for somebody who desires to ponder find out how to recuperate the misplaced artwork of training kindness.”
Ann Pederson, PhD
Professor of faith
Augustana collage, Sioux Falls, SD

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