A wonderful thing happened to me during my education at what was then Cleveland Chiropractic College was my outpatient clinic experience. Dr. Millie Cleveland was the clinic director at the time, and she oversaw every aspect of patient care in the outpatient clinic. She was a person who did volumes not only for myself, but for so many others, to help develop their skills as a doctor both diagnostically, and especially through the chiropractic adjustment.
In addition to helping us develop those skills, she also instilled within us a compassion for people. I would say that if you have all the skills and knowledge and everything, that’s great. If you don’t have the compassion – if you have it all in your head but you don’t have it in your heart – you’ll never reach your full potential as a doctor and as a professional.
Dr. Carl, congratulations on 100 years. It’s been a long time since I first met you about 1974 at the campus down on Troost. Congratulations and best wishes for continued success in all that we do at Cleveland University-Kansas City now. God bless, Carl.