SPOTLIGHT: One doctor reflects on important moments in medicine

In this piece, a geriatric physician shares how she feels about the times when patients die--and other moments when it's important for caregivers to stop and appreciate the importance of the moment. Far too often, providers miss the opportunity to stop and take in the significance of what they're doing, writes Jessica Israel, M.D., chief of geriatrics and palliative medicine and Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ. In her view, physicians should take the time to stop and "feel the 'wow'" that comes from doing such important work. Article

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