Aug. 9, 2022

I’m a physician, not a provider

"This is an important time to rise up, come together, and understand that it is our time to remove the confusing veil put on us. We are not delirious. We are not psychotic. We are physicians. We are the ones who took an oath to benefit patients...


"This is an important time to rise up, come together, and understand that it is our time to remove the confusing veil put on us. We are not delirious. We are not psychotic. We are physicians. We are the ones who took an oath to benefit patients according to our most extraordinary ability and judgment to keep pure and holy both our lives and our art.

It is time to take back what belongs to us. It is ours. It is time to rise and start the revolution. Our title will not be taken away. You would never accept being called Laura when your name is Sarah. Our title has power. It is our healers’ birthright. Start the revolution. It starts with your title. Reclaim your power. Hi. My name is Diana Londono, and I am a physician — #notaprovider.

Diana Londoño is a urologist and can be reached on Twitter @DianaLondonoMD.

She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, "I’m a physician, not a provider."

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