This article originally appeared on and is written by KPeds, MD.

A couple of years ago, I read an article by Dr. Profeta at LinkedIn called “These four words that may offend you…may also just save you: It’s just a job.”

The “it” in this case is medicine. Let that sink in. Everything you’ve worked for and sacrificed for is just a job. Do you find that liberating? Or does it hurt a bit? …

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