“The medical world is fully ‘patient-centered!’  Aside from reinforcing the ethical requirements that patients be respected, informed, and consenting agents in their care, the concept is too often minimal and empty.  Mark Sullivan is an important voice in providing an in-depth understanding of this first truly new direction in medicine since the entrance of science in the 19th century.  He cannot fail to enrich your thinking and have an impact.” Eric J. Cassell, MD, M.A.C.P., Emeritus Professor Weill Cornell Medical College