IOM Improving Diagnosis in Healthcare - Patient Narratives Three narratives about diagnostic error and mistakes in healthcare...and how they might be avoided in the future.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinOctober 12, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / /
New York Times When Doctors Become Patients by Eric D. Manheimer Few experiences have a greater impact on the perspective of healthcare providers than being in the patient role.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinMarch 1, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / /
New York Times Sunday Dialogue: Conversations between Doctor and Patient A series of letters that debate whether clinicians should be assertive or let the patient decide.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinFebruary 10, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / / /
New York Times When the Nurse Disagrees with the Doctor by Theresa Brown How we engage in a dialogue when conflict exists between healthcare professionals is often the most important issue.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinFebruary 10, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / / /
New York Times Patient Voices: First-Person Narratives and Interactive Forums- NY Times A collection of first person accounts of the changes, challenges and rewards patients face as they cope with living with a diagnosis of a chronic disease, mental illness or condition.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJanuary 31, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / / / / /
Washington-Post I’m an atheist psychiatrist. Should I see patients who believe in God? by Jean Kim Respecting an individual’s perspective and the way they relate to the world is a tenet of high-quality healthcare. How should that play out in discussions about religion and spirituality?
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJanuary 28, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / /
New York Times Doctor Priorities vs. Patient Priorities by Danielle Ofri Doctors and patients can have contrasting agendas, viewed through different lenses. The key is not trying to change someone else’s lens, but rather, appreciating the value of their perspective.
Contributor: AdminJanuary 19, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / / / / /
reaction, emotion, decision, patient, relationship, mistake, empathy, outcomes, boundaries Interview with Danielle Ofri, Author of What Doctors Feel (26:33) Discussion of the impact a provider’s emotional reaction has on the way we treat patients. Also discusses relationships between providers and patients.
Contributor: AdminJanuary 8, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / / / / / /
Journal of General Internal Medicine Dying for the First Time by Jesse Kane, MS III Sackler SOM A medical student’s reflection on the first patient he watched die - a story of observing a Code run in the hospital. Brief and poignant.
Contributor: AdminJanuary 7, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / / /