The Health Care Professional as Friend and Healer: Building on the Work of Edmund D. Pellegrino


Focusing on the bond between patient and healer, this study of ethics places emphasis upon friendship. Drawing upon philosophy, theology and bioethics, it considers whether bioethical issues can be explored from the perspective of this bond.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • G. Kevin Donovan
  • F. Daniel Davis
  • Jos V.M Welie
  • Patricia Benner
  • Marian Gray Secundy
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Washington, DC
Publication year:
  • 2000


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