Intended for healthcare professionals


Financial incentives to promote social mobility

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 26 August 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3219

Social Mobility

Social mobility is the sine qua non of civilization. It provides everyone with the opportunity to pursue their dreams by means of hard work, talent, and creativity. It also provides society with a variety of new ideas, which are essential to progress. So let’s focus on protecting the equal rights of the disadvantaged and disenfranchised, because their difficult circumstances and humble origins make them uniquely motivated to solve society’s problems.

Competing interests:
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Competing interests: No competing interests

16 September 2009
Hugh Mann
Eagle Rock, MO 65641 USA