His next favorite, he adds, addresses the ongoing learning process inherent in medicine. “‘Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.’ Even though you make mistakes, you learn from them and get a little smarter.” Read more . . .
In his exemplary practice of medicine, John L. Cameron, MD, lives by a few guiding principles. “I have a few statements I’m fond of, and the first is, ‘If you pick a profession you love, you never have to work a day in your life,’” he says. “Taking care of patients, helping them, performing surgeries, and dealing with their families—it’s the best job there is.”