What If We Treated Doctors The Way We Treat Teachers? is the headline of a good piece in The Huffington Post by Shaun Johnson, an associate professor of education.
Here’s an excerpt:
What if we indeed held doctors and other professionals to the same bloat and condescension that we currently hold teachers? I can predict some of the responses that physicians might make: “We can’t control what our patients do or eat outside of our offices to maintain minimum levels of health…. And one other thing, you can’t expect us to be evaluated based on all patients equally, regardless of family history, poverty, and other complications.”
His points make sense to me. I’d be interested in hearing from readers what you think of what he wrote….