logo Characteristics of physicians who report frustration with patients Personal and practice characteristics of physicians who report high frustration with patients differ from those of other physicians. Understanding factors contributing to physician frustration with patients may allow us to improve the quality of patient-physician relationships.
Contributor: chucklesnSeptember 20, 2015Topics: / /
TEDx Compassion Fatigue TED Talk Goleman Daniel Goleman, psychologist and award-winning author of Emotional Intelligence and other books on EI, challenges traditional measures of intelligence as a predictor of life success.
Contributor: Kimberly HickeyAugust 10, 2015Topics: / Keywords: /
New York Times To Be Sued Less, Doctors Should Consider Talking to Patients More by Aaron Carroll What might help physicians avoid being sued is getting along better with their patients. Or at least, they could become better communicators.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJune 10, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / /
Washington-Post A Doctor Discovers an Important Question Patients Should be Asked by Mitch Kaminski A doctor works to understand patient's goals at the end of life. A look at how a family practice physician overcame the challenges of addressing end of life issues and broaching hospice care with individuals at the end of their life.
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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: / / / / /
TEDx Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are While we may be able to identify what body language implies about mood, we are less aware that body language can actually influence it. The implications for communication with patients and colleagues may be profound.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinFebruary 4, 2015Topics: / / Keywords: / / / / /
YouTube Wit by Margaret Edson A powerful investigation into the aspects of life that make it worth living, the nuances of relationships and how one’s approach to life and death can change throughout the process of “living out” one’s end.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJanuary 31, 2015Topics: / / / Keywords: / / / / / / / /
TEDx Is There a Right and Wrong Way to Help Someone? by Ernesto Sirolli The first principle of aid must be respect…but that is neither how it has been nor how it is being delivered. To solve this, Mr. Sirolli exhorts us to simply, “Shut up and listen.”
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Washington-Post For People with Disabilities, Doctors Are Not Always Healers by Leana S. Wen Some of the hardest (and most valuable lessons) come during internship year. Such was the case for Dr. Leanna Wen, who faced her fears about medical discrimination when caring for the patient in ER bed #3.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinJanuary 31, 2015Topics: / / / Keywords: / / / / / /