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Abraham Verghese Extended Interview

Clip | 27m 8s

"Patients require that one-on-one encounter, the Samaritan function of being a physician," says writer and Stanford Medical School professor Abraham Verghese. "I'm convinced that when the physician examines the patient, this is an incredibly important ritual."

Aired: 07/16/10

Rating: NR

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