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.
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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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RSA Short What is Empathy? An Animated RSA Short In this animated short, Dr. Brene Brown explains how empathy enhances connection while sympathy promotes disconnection.
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Atlantic Samuel Shem, 34 Years After 'The House of God' Reflecting on the importance of community and connection among junior doctors navigating the "brutality of medical training" and the clinical world.
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TheRoot-Logo Study: Doctors Have Less-Sympathetic Nonverbal Communication With Dying Black Patients A study showing how doctor body language can unintentionally create feelings of mistrust from patients of different race.
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washington post Doctors need to learn about dying, too Dr. Michael Nisco addresses the importance of training physicians in appropriately navigating discussions with their patients on the subjects of death and dying.
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Button Poetry Deceit & I RJ Walker performs this emotion-provoking poem about the large role that deceit undeniably plays in our lives and careers as a tool to save others from pain.
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emergency pedia The Tribal Nature of Medicine In this video, Dr. Victoria Brazil discusses tribalism in medicine and how this affects healthcare teams and ultimately patient care. The article further discusses types of teams and offers guidance for building a cohesive and functional healthcare team that is inclusive, rather than exclusive to other "tribes."
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