How Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspires me to dream for ‘Zero Harm’ in healthcare

And why I need you to dream with me

Soojin Jun, PharmD
Jan 18 · 7 min read
Dr Martin Luther King Jr, I have a dream speech, hope for #zeroharm in healthcare
Dr Martin Luther King Jr, I have a dream speech, hope for #zeroharm in healthcare
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As we remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today, I could not let this day go without sharing my dream with you. His ‘I have a dream’ speech is remembered by many, inspires many, and will keep giving hopes to many to dream. His eloquent description of the dream is so powerful, courageous, and meaningful in so many ways.

I am not as famous as he is, as influential as he is, or as courageous as he is. All I dream is that you, I, loved ones, and everyone feel safe when we walk into a place where health and care are expected as patients and healthcare professionals feel safe to speak up when they make mistakes. We accept and realize that we are all humans who want to be cared, be healthy, and live fuller lives.

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Soojin Jun, PharmD

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Dreamer of empathetic and humble healthcare. Pharmacist who cannot stand drugs. Patient advocate for you. Want to talk? jun.soojin@gmail.com

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Dreamer of empathetic and humble healthcare. Pharmacist who cannot stand drugs. Patient advocate for you. Want to talk? jun.soojin@gmail.com

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