Although we have been back in the hospital for several months now after a hiatus when COVID-19 was ramping up initially last year, there are a few things that are different about inpatient rotations in the context of COVID-19 precautions now. There are pros and cons to these precautions in light of student learning, however, […]
IPE Day 2: What it means to show empathy?
For the first activity, we watched a video on empathy created by the Cleveland Clinic. It was interesting how regardless of our program of study our responses were quite similar. We were all united by the common goal of improving the lives of others and ensuring the best outcome for our patients. The video emphasized […]
How to Deliver Bad News to a Patient
After having my first experience with delivering bad news, I realized just how important it is to learn the best technique and method. Of course, every patient and their reactions may be different. However, physicians are people too, and one of the hardest tasks is giving patients bad news. So I thought I would share […]