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Victor Montori, co-founder of The Patient Revolution wrote Why We Revolt to critique the problems of industrial healthcare and speak to the vision of a healthcare system grounded in the ideas of connection and care. All proceeds go to support our mission. Find out more. Buy a signed copy. Start a book club in your community. Join us for our monthly twitter chats as we deep dive on each chapter.



Tiny Gestures of Careful and Kind

Describing tiny gestures of kindness and caring doesn’t do justice to the immense impact of such small moments on patients, but guest essayist Carolyn Thomas highlights them all the same. Read more about the power of small gestures in a clinical encounter.

“Some of the most unforgettable medical moments during my last decade as a heart patient have involved what may seem like the smallest of personal encounters.”
— Carolyn Thomas, blogger and patient