Unformatted text preview: justice. The requisite virtues to the mantra are prohibiting the exploitation of patients, the demand for the following of the Hippocratic oath while embracing the compassion and non-discrimination values of the Christian tradition. Physicians must also serve others before serving themselves. 4. His main overall question was in regards to what virtues physicians themselves should have, rather than focusing on how they should behave. Following the Christian tradition, the ideal physician should have love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Orr does not really explain how one gets these values though. He just throws these values out to his audience after explaining how the medical field has done a poor job of developing professionalism in new doctors....
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- Spring '10
- Ethics , Physician, Hippocrates, Hippocratic oath, Christian tradition, Jason Lim Ethics