Alice Dreger Quotes

Home » Authors » Alice Dreger
  • Other Quotes
  • 1
  • 2

After I dropped out of college at the age of 19, I became a mortgage broker, and when I went back to school I thought about going into real estate law. I probably would have made a lot more money and died of boredom by now.

Tags: | Alice Dreger,Money,School,Real Estate,

According to my mother, there pretty much wasn't anything I wouldn't eat as a child. Not just try, but eat. I was even inclined to dig into stuff about which she expressed open disgust - lobster and other shellfish, and cheap Chinese food with pepper so hot it made your gums feel like a medieval dentist had been at them.

Tags: | Alice Dreger,Mother,Child,Dentist,

When I ask my medical students to describe their image of a woman who elects to birth with a midwife rather than with an obstetrician, they generally describe a woman who wears long cotton skirts, braids her hair, eats only organic vegan food, does yoga, and maybe drives a VW microbus.

Tags: | Alice Dreger,Woman,Medical,Hair,

What we should care about is health - reduction of morbidity and mortality. Too often, we instead pay attention to whether something is 'normal.' A hospital may spend several million dollars separating a pair of conjoined twins, even though that separation is likely to leave them worse off.

Tags: | Alice Dreger,Attention,Care,Hospital,

So many times I've heard people say that the right to marry for gay and lesbian couples won't really change anything other than some legal and financial stuff. It's a dumb argument: those legal and financial effects matter.

Tags: | Alice Dreger,Change,Gay,Financial,

When I ask my medical students to describe their image of a woman who elects to birth with a midwife rather than with an obstetrician, they generally describe a woman who wears long cotton skirts, braids her hair, eats only organic vegan food, does yoga, and maybe drives a VW microbus.

Tags: | Alice Dreger,Food,Woman,Hair,

A democratic medical establishment does not alter people's bodies to fit regressive social norms: it advocates for patients by demanding the social body get its act together.

Tags: | Alice Dreger,Together,People,Body,

Many medical students, like most American patients, confuse science and technology. They think that what it means to be a scientific doctor is to bring to bear the maximum amount of technology on any given patient. And this makes them dangerous.

Tags: | Alice Dreger,Technology,Science,

As a kid, I did some running but especially loved biking and swimming. I grew up on Long Island, and our mom took us all the time to the ocean, so I grew up doing open-water swimming in the Atlantic.

Tags: | Alice Dreger,Time,Ocean,Doing,

Alice Dreger

With the help of this images you can make your own " Alice Dreger Image Quotes"

about | Alice Domurat Dreger
Alice Dreger: Is anatomy destiny? | TED Talk | TED.com

All the Images, Wallpapers, Backgrounds, Pictures, Graphics, Arts are Copyrighted to The Respective Creators, Designers and Authors.
We Don't Intend to Showcase Copyright Images, Pictures, Graphics, Arts.
The Wallpapers, Arts, Graphics available on our website are for Personal Use Only (For Desktops, Laptops, Mobiles, Tablets Screen Backgrounds).
None of the Image should be used for Commercial Purpose.