Are We the Walking Dead? Burnout as Zombie Apocalypse.


The Walking Dead, one of the most popular television shows in recent history, uses the plot of a zombie apocalypse as a lens into exploring the human condition. Amidst a particularly dangerous moment, the show's hero references the human struggle to survive by remarking, "We are the walking dead." This offhand comment sheds light upon physicians' struggles… (More)
DOI: 10.1370/afm.1975