In , Dr. Franz Ingelfinger, one of the most respected physicians of the modern era, wrote an essay on arrogance shortly before his death by. Arrogance. Creator. Ingelfinger, Franz J. Bibliographic Citation No Thumbnail [ %x] · Arrogance . Ingelfinger, Franz J. (). Thumbnail. Yet, at the same time there is a belief that doctors are arrogant and misbehave. But in his essay on arrogance, Franz Ingelfinger, MD, noted a.

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Franz J. Ingelfinger – Wikipedia

This biographical article related to medicine in the United States is a stub. Granted, I met a few physicians who could use some interpersonal skill coaching. News Politics Entertainment Communities. Top 10 Painkillers in the US. Iingelfinger Ingelfinger, medical leader with three careers as a doctor, at I am a physician, and I don’t think I am more arrogant than non-physicians. Although I am a physician who understands all the fancy words and jargon, I still wanted someone who I felt would make the best decisions.

Although medical schools are placing greater emphasis on teaching empathy, I like Dr. However, some specialties are another story. In addition to my long career in medicine, my family and I just spent four months intimately involved with physicians and the health care system.


I Don’t Think Physicians Are as Arrogant as You Do | HuffPost Life

We must speak up whenever we witness arrogance in medicine and other aspects of our life. Most likely, you want to believe that the people surrounding you have special abilities that will relieve your crushing pain, prevent a heart attack and save your life. He added that bad behaviors are learned during training and then passed onto the rest of the health care team. Views Read Edit View history.

So, why the bad rap? Why do we pay any attention to people who behave like Donald Trump?


In he was presented the George Kober Medal of the Association of American Physiciansgiven to leaders in academic medicine, research and teaching. The current health system has stopped viewing a patient as a person, but as a job to do cost effectively. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

By doing so, we are complicit in encouraging and promoting their behavior. Prominent medical journalist Franz Ingelfinger dies at John Coulehan states that, “Today, I suspect that few students regard character formation as part of their medical education at all and even fewer consider humility an ingredient. Is the behavior hard wired or ingelfingeg it learned from the wrong type arrogancee role models during training? Edmund Pellegrino, in his chapter on human dignity, pointed out that “indifference, ineptitude and arrogance are transmissible.


In his recent column for Huffington Post, Richard C.

That arrogance may manifest itself as: In his article “On Humility,” Dr. But, for the most part, they were caring, “normal” people. And how would you go about changing this type of behavior? We were dealing with numerous variables and options. Franz Ingelfinger, one of the most respected physicians of the modern era, wrote an essay on arrogance shortly before his death by cancer.

The way people view physicians is a little confusing these days. Perhaps I am wrong. Reflecting back on my long career, I don’t think I ever met an arrogant pediatrician.

The Arrogance of Doctors

Now, before you get all red in the face and ingelfinher, stick with me just a little longer. Opinion HuffPost Personal Videos. With the increasing use of hospitalists and physician extenders, it is more difficult to form a one-on-one relationship, which promotes the perception of the provider’s arrogance.