COVID-19 can change our individualistic view of health and wellness

In an op-ed for The Tennessean, TMC Fellowship alumnus Benjamin Frush, MD, discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic challenges our culture’s individualistic view of health.

“As the country continues to grapple with the COVID 19 pandemic, it seems that our attempts to mitigate the virus’ spread through social distancing are being only partially adhered to, prompting local governments to enact more restrictive measuresPreview

Like others in the medical field, I find myself disheartened, confused, and angry when people in public clearly ignore these restrictions, knowing the downstream effects these actions will have on the patients we care for, our families, and ourselves…”

Read the article.