This wonderful article is a great example of short falls in the typical patient-doctor visit and relationship. No patient should receive the same treatment as the last one. “Clinicians need to have the wherewithal, working together with patients, to understand what is the matter with this person’s biology, and at the same time, what matters to this person’s biography.”

Dr. Moffitt likes spend time getting to know each patient individually so that the treatment plan helps work with their current life status and transition to their long term goals. After all nothing great was built in just one day, but developed with hard work and devotion over time.