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

The Finest Traditions of My Calling:  One Physician

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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