Radhika ponders on the medical profession: "As medical students and doctors, we live in a bubble, isolated from the real world. Most have exceptional talent, outstanding clinical skills and great aptitude. But often, something is missing. Though we deal with very sick, very poor people, we think of them as ‘cases’. We never think of them as actual people, people who are humans who are suffering, who have a desperate need not just of excellent medical skills but also of healing words and the healing touch. I believe that a few extra minutes spent with the patient, addressing their fears, and giving them loving care, all expedites the healing process, and actually costs nothing! Why should we live cocooned in the comfort of our ivory towers? Let's step out and heal the world. With empathy and kindness."