Skip to main content
A radiologist at Womack Army Hospital, Fort Stewart, Georgia

Re-Imagining the Doctor

Ronald W. Dworkin

The physician has long held a place of high regard in the American imagination. In our most idealized picture, the doctor is a well-trained, beneficent miracle worker. We listen attentively to the pronouncements of doctors, both the diagnoses and the casual advice. We generally pay them very well for their know-how, and a medical degree, if one can achieve it, remains a dependable path up the income ladder. Doctors enjoy great prestige because of their technical knowledge, analytical intellect, and altruistic spirit.

View PDF

Related Articles

The Mystery of Jewish and Asian-American Democratic Loyalty

Tevi Troy & Lanhee J. Chen

Progressive proselytizing at top universities may explain why so many Jews and Asians are liberals....

Continue Reading

Should Congress Give Marijuana to Our Veterans Suffering from PTSD?

David W. Murray

Compelling support for a drug associated with induced psychosis to treat sufferers of psychosis is at best a cruel blunder....

Continue Reading

Hidden Spending

Jeffrey H. Anderson

Obamacare shouldn't also be allowed to ruin government accounting practices and mask huge sums of federal spending....

Continue Reading