Writing Genre: Mindfullness

The Little Book of Medical Quotes: Inspiring Thoughts in Medicine

Written By: Daniel P. McMahon, MD, FACS

Daniel McMahon, MD
Daniel McMahon, MD

Writing Genre: Mindfullness

The Little Book of Medical Quotes: Inspiring Thoughts in Medicine

Written By: Daniel P. McMahon, MD, FACS

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The quotations in this volume have been drawn from past generations of legendary physicians and intrepid explorers of medical science as well as distinguished anatomists, physiologists, philosophers, writers, artists, and statesmen. Consider these quotations a daily dose of inspiration regardless of the particular discipline or specialty of medicine you have chosen to pursue. These quotations have the capacity to bring into clear focus the fundamentals and principles that are illustrative of sound medical practice, empathetic patient care, and humble professionalism. These thoughts are cognitively stimulating to ponder and at times are refreshingly witty and even humorous.

About the Author

Daniel received an undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Alabama followed by completing his Doctor of Medicine training at the University of Alabama School of Medicine through a Navy scholarship. Following medical school he completed a surgical internship at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia, prior to a course of training at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute in Pensacola, Florida, where he was designated a naval flight surgeon. He completed a two-year flight surgery tour deployed with Carrier Air Wing Eleven aboard the aircraft carrier, USS Nimitz as well as with Carrier Air Wing Fourteen, aboard USS Ronald Reagan. He completed surgical training at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia and then embarked upon a two-year tour as a surgeon at the Naval Hospital Yokosuka, Japan, serving as the Department Head and Officer-in-Charge of an expeditionary surgical team in support of Naval Special Operations. He was then deployed to Afghanistan to serve as a forward trauma surgeon in support of ongoing coalition operations. He completed his military service at the Naval Hospital Pensacola after 12 years of service and is currently an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of South Alabama.

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