The vocation to serve: cornerstone of health care

Ricardo A. González
2012 MEDICC Review  
52 Twenty-fi ve hundred years ago, Hippocrates bequeathed a set of ethical precepts that emphasized the social transcendence of the practice of medicine and the profound commitment of physicians to serve patients and their families selfl essly and with a pure heart. [1]
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