Reflection of a Physician-Writer: On Why I Write

Ranjana Srivastava

The Journal of Clinical Ethics 30, no. 1 (Spring 2019): 46-48.


In the course of their increasingly busy lives, physicians encounter many emotions that move and challenge them. Writing is a valuable tool for self-expression and making sense of the world. Physicians are often concerned about patients’ confidentiality and not upsetting their colleagues, but writing can be one of the best ways of sustaining a healthy and meaningful career and effecting change.




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