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Trinity Regional Medical Center will celebrate Doctor’s Day March 30

March 14, 2010
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It was on a busy Monday that I received a call from our hospital's Palliative Care Team. A friend I hadn't seen in nearly 10 years asked that I visit him in his hospital room. I nervously took the elevator up to the inpatient unit and walked up to the 73-year-old man's bedside. His eyes welled up with tears and he grabbed my hand to tell me that he had never experienced better care by any other physician in his life. There was one thing he wanted me to do during his last two weeks of life, it was to thank the physician for the extraordinary care, compassion and sincerity.



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