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The Finest Traditions of My Calling: One Physician's Search for the Renewal of Medicine

by Andrew M. Nussbaum, M.D.,
Psychology Today, March 11, 2016

Several years ago, Abraham Nussbaum agreed to head the psychiatry unit at Denver Health, an academic safety-net hospital, which also trains medical students and residents. The hospital printed business cards which listed Dr. Nussbaum’s title as “Director of Impatient Psychiatry.” A couple of years later, a friend noticed the typo, which Nussbaum wears as a badge of pride.


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