huffpost Our Compassion is Being Challenged -- the Opioid crisis in America a military veteran and physician talks about the crisis in West Virginia and the country about the opioid addiction epidemic.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 28, 2017Topics: / / / /
YouTube Empathy: The Human Connection to Patient Care If you could put your feet into your patient's shoes--see what they see, hear what they hear, and feel what they feel--would you treat them differently?
Contributor: Araina FordSeptember 14, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / / /
New York Times My near miss A doctor relays a close call with a patient's diagnosis...the "near miss" - a mistake that could have cost the patient serious harm, but didn't.
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Obesity: Can we stop the epidemic? A Harvard Public Health School look at the complexity of obesity and how we, as a medical community, try to address it.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 20, 2017Topics: / / / / Keywords: /
NYT New Orleans mayor reminds us that eloquence still exists Speech from the New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu as the last of the Confederate statues came down.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 31, 2017Topics: / / /
TEDx 10 ways to have a better conversation Right now America is more polarized than ever. Our lack of effective communication is one of the main contributors to this polarization. In this TED talk, Celeste Headlee outlines some effective strategies for having a healthy conversation.
Contributor: Araina FordFebruary 7, 2017Topics: / Keywords: /
logo-v5 Something Only I Can See A woman named Jill Viles with muscular dystrophy tried to convince doctors (MD's & PhD's) that she has the same disorder as a Olympic athlete. Despite their denial and dismissing her as mentally ill, Jill was determined to prove to them and others that her belief was real.
Contributor: Araina FordJanuary 18, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / /
mscp-logo Near-Death Experience Leads Physician to Promote Empathy Dr. Rana L.A. Awdish's near-death experience due to an occult adenoma rupturing in her liver gave her a brand new perspective based on the lack of empathy she received as a patient. Her experience as a patient totally changed the way she practices, cares and treats her patients and she realized the vital importance of incorporating empathy in the medical field.
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YouTube Empathy by Dr. Brene Brown What is Empathy? And why is it different from Sympathy? In this brief, candid, and humorous clip, Dr. Brene Brown gives an overview of empathy vs sympathy and how to become more empathetic.
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