Protecting Care for the Vulnerable
Also, as was noted, the Affordable Care Act enabled those who were marginalized to receive health care, but now that is subject to change. As medical professionals, we have a civic duty to take a stand and make our voices heard against this injustice. Overall, we have the power to change the future of America not only for the impoverished, but for everyone. While its meaning may be broad, I believe we all must embrace the last line of the Nightingale Pledge that we recited on completion of our schooling: “and devote myself to the welfare of those committed to my care.