“ I swear to fulfill, to the best of my ability and judgment, this covenant: I will respect the hard-won scientific gains of those physicians in whose steps I walk, and gladly share such knowledge as is mine with those who are to follow … I will apply, for the benefit of the sick, all measures that are required … I will remember that there is art to medicine as well as science … I will remember that I remain a member of society, with special obligations to all my fellow human beings, those sound of mind and body as well as the infirmed.”

– Excerpted from the Modern Hippocratic Oath

“ Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.”

– Will Rogers

The Oxford Dictionary defines “advocacy” as “recommendation of a particular cause or policy.” Having pioneered the principles of informed consent doctrine,...

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