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Dr. Garry Pearson of St. Mary’s Jefferson City Medical Clinic listens as patient Iola Potts of Tipton, Mo., breathes deeply during an exam. Potts was a patient at the Tipton clinic, but drives to Jefferson City to see her favorite doctor.

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When medical students visit Dr. Garry Pearson’s Jefferson City practice, the family practitioner always asks what they’re going to be when they grow up. “Not what you do. I can tell you that,” the students always tell him.

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