Why I Hope These Pigs Never Fly – and You Should, Too

This is the question that has plagued me as the director of a professional patient advocacy organization since it was first launched. It’s a question that usually comes from someone who is just thinking about becoming a patient advocate, one who hasn’t yet gotten his or her feet wet in our growing puddle of advocacy, ethics and best practices, although sometimes it comes from a more seasoned, yet not-yet-financially solvent advocate. It is asked in a hopeful manner, as if it is the answer to prayers – or at least payment. It’s at the very least na?ve,? and at the …

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