Compassion will Heal the Healers

This morning while walking down the Hudson River, I went to my go-to podcasts (NYT – The Daily and NPR – Up First ) but decided for unimportant reasons to pivot to something else. The randomized order of podcast play on my phone resulted in listening to the Freakonomics Radio podcast from last week titled,

The Gift of Gratitude

With Thanksgiving two days away, it’s hard not to reflect on the year like no other. The tragedy of the pandemic, a historic election, and civil unrest within an imperfect democracy coming to grips with injustice has made even the notion of being thankful challenging to grasp. As an industry and profession, veterinary medicine has