Letter to the Editor

On “On Aristotle and Upper Leveling”

Authors: G. Richard Holt, MD, MSE, MPH, MABE, D Bioethics


To the Editor: The editorial office of the Southern Medical Journal commends Dr Benjamin Frush for his contemplative considerations of what it is to be a “good” physician, and the importance of residents’ inculcation of role modeling for those learners for whom they are responsible.1 In addition, given Dr Frush’s position as a senior resident physician, it is even more admirable that he has developed such philosophical maturity to understand the interplay of physician virtues with personal traits and clinical responsibilities.

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1. Frush BW. On Aristotle and upper leveling. South Med J 2021;114:662-663.