Are any of these different from actions being taken by the NBA or your local restaurant? If you were responsible and could be held accountable, are there any of these guidelines you would modify? We spend money on what we deem essential. While we give lip service to the needs of “the children,” pediatricians are the lowest-paid members of the medical community. The loss of another year of education would be a national disaster which we will pay for, year after year for a generation. Our parents, who sacrificed much more, are watching.