It doesn’t take a brain surgeon… or a cardiologist… or a pediatrician… or even a policy wonk to figure out that a penny’s worth of preventive care is worth many dollars of sick care.
– Heidi Murkoff
No one looks at your hands to see how much they shake when you are interviewed to be a surgeon. The physical skills required are no greater than for writing cursive script. If an operation requires so much skill only a few surgeons can do it, you modify the operation to make it simpler.
– Atul Gawande