I didn't personally know the six physicians who died in a plane crash on their way to a medical conference at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine on Oct. 19, but my heart goes out to all whose lives they touched. It's a terrible thing when random tragedy strikes those who were dedicated to increasing humanism in medicine, the topic of the conference they were on their way to attend.
Be safe. Be well. Help to carry their legacy forward by educating your participants in how they can provide more compassionate care to their patients in this time-crunched, depersonalized healthcare world.
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