The current generation of physicians is the most challenged by moral choices in perhaps a century. Those choices come in three tiers: personal, organizational, and societal.
Carl Sandburg’s poem,1 about fog rolling in “on little cat feet” comes to mind:
Some moral choices arrive with drama, but most do not. Most come unannounced, silent in arrival—on little cat feet—and are gone almost before we notice.
Berwick DM. Moral Choices for Today’s Physician. JAMA. 2017;318(21):2081–2082. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16254
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