“You see Dr. Wen in there? He’s explaining to that family that something went wrong and that the patient died. He’s gonna tell them what happened. He’s gonna say he’s sorry, and then he’s going back to work. Do you think anybody else in that room is going back to work today?
And that is why we distance ourselves. It’s why we make jokes. We don’t do it because it’s fun. We do it so we can get by.”—