Father’s Day: Raising a Family in the Profession of Medicine

In a recent issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Michael A. Lee, MD, and his son, Michael Lee, Jr., MD, JD, share heart-felt stories about their experiences growing up in the difficult, yet rewarding profession of medicine. They discuss the sacrifices that come with being a doctor, but also the importance of remaining devoted to both patients and family. Read about how Michael A. Lee, MD, revealed his passions and values to his family, ultimately leaving a legacy to his two sons, who are both in the field of medicine. Michael Lee, Jr., MD, JD, writes, “I didn’t notice the time [my father] spent away from us. What I knew was that when he was home, he was ours. And that was what mattered.” Read more on JACC.org.