Having practiced in India, I really am able to appreciate how good the system of DPC is for patients and their families. I am planning to do my residency in Family Medicine and start my own private practice. I will definitely be practicing DPC in the near future. Thanks to BRI for introducing me to such a wonderful opportunity in the US.
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Physician autonomy is a very powerful idea. Medical school places a very large debt burden on its graduates. Whether students care to admit it or not, this debt load is a highly influential factor in one’s decision regarding a medical specialty. It’s been amusing to observe students’ attitudes as we progress through medical school together.
I am skeptical that the American government is capable of reaching a perfect solution for healthcare in the immediate future. While I would love just as much as the next person for the government to quickly solve the healthcare problem, in the meantime, I believe that the American people have an equal responsibility in finding a solution for healthcare.
What about the origins of the despair underlying the opioid crisis? Again it can be argued that despair in significant part has arisen from well-intended but misconceived government social and economic policy.