TITLE

The Good Doctor

AUTHOR(S)
Hunter, Adam
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Guideposts;Jun2007, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Doctor Bob Paeglow. Initially, the doctor was not interested in medicine. After watching a documentary on the healthcare crisis in the Albany region, Paeglow said he cried because he saw himself as an old man, filled with regret that he had failed to help make life better for people. The incident made him realize that he wanted to be a doctor, so he quit his job and studied medicine.
ACCESSION #
25256481

 

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