Category Archives: The Generalist Physician

We are all at peril if we allow the true generalist physician to become extinct.
“Is there a doctor in the house” should read: “Is there a (real) doctor in the house.”

How to Make Things Better

Don Berwick is the influential “physician” businessman (not clinician), whose righteous indignation over his own travails in the maze of medicine so impressed reporters of the Wall Street Journal and Boston Globe, that his personal opinions have been given elevated … Continue reading

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Is there a Doctor in the house?

Hello fellow-physicians, other medical persons, patients and concerned citizens interested in the future of your own medical care and that of all of us. We need to feel urgency and seriousness about the need to preserve and protect the true … Continue reading

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