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An insider’s practical dream

Gayathri Prabhu

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2017.045


Abstract

The medical profession, more than any other, has had to constantly gaze at itself in the mirror of “ethics”, whether in praxis or in the haloed (often antiquated) oaths taken, even as it grapples with being a sustainable industry and business. A constant, willful, collective neglect of realistically addressing this paradox has created deep fault-lines in the medical profession, and this becomes the discursive topography inhabited and explored by Dr Kamal Kumar Mahawar in The ethical doctor.

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