Among physicians with a humanistic soul, perhaps no quotation is more fondly remembered than one from Dr Francis Peabody. He was born in 1881 to a prominent New England family, trained at Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital and was the first director of the Thorndike Laboratory at Boston City Hospital. Tragically, he died of sarcoma at age 46.
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A movement has begun that will benefit patients, mental health professionals and medical clinicians. It began with recognition that most people with significant stress and mental health concerns are seen by medical clinicians, not mental health professionals. Compounding the problem, most medical clinicians are not formally trained to detect the underlying issues. The result is frustration for everyone involved.