Ivory Tower Syndrome

A popular term for the relative disregard that academic physicians may have for economic and other realities when teaching medical students
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Among his topics are the ivory tower syndrome, the ground we walk on fluids, surface parings, validation study of three-dimensional striations from outsoles, the potential of electrostatics, and toward a unified theory.
Bernardo Bertolucci's shift from exotic epics back to European settings has underscored the Ivory Tower syndrome in his later work, depicting characters in situations of privileged isolation that make those films inaccessible to many audiences.
Everyone wants a piece of the toughest guy on the planet and there is an endless list of examples of Ivory Tower syndrome, where those at the peak of their careers forget exactly what it was it took to get them there in the first place.