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Q&A: Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Executive Producer of Monday Mornings

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For Park to become chairman one day, he is going to have to improve his English.


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There is an arrogance sometimes. His whole life is dedicated to being a surgeon, similar to Sydney. He does not have relationships or friends outside the hospital.

He lives by himself.

What are the biggest, preventable mistakes that doctors make? The more common ones are things that are small but can have a more significant effect—like giving antibiotics at the wrong time, not following up on exams, and ordering blood tests and not evaluating them. What mistakes have you made as a doctor that still stick with you?

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I recognize that it takes incredible drive, intelligence and stamina to survive and thrive in high-powered academic medicine. I couldn't get through the years of coursework followed by marathon shifts of internships and residencies, then continued expectations of research, publications and teaching while trying to care for patients in practice.

Much of the public thinks that Doctors are Gods, and Gupta shows us that they are deeply flawed gods.

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But he by no means undermines the idea that they are gods. Some of his characters show righteous anger at the injustices of the system. Tina, one of the doctors who's story we follow, becomes angry and complains to her boss when a resident is tossed for an error no more egregious than others committed by surgeons in the course of the book.

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