Acts of kindness can shape a profession

Anneliese Willems
Med J Aust 2022; 217 (2): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51616
Published online: 18 July 2022

As a struggling medical student, I was shown an act of kindness that continues to shape me even now as a clinician. In the midst of the chaos and disruption ensuing from the COVID‐19 pandemic, I am reminded that kindness can help to ground us as clinicians and reconnect with what makes us human.

  • Anneliese Willems1,2

  • 1 Yarra Medical Clinic, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2 University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC

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