As I was listening to a seminar on racial disparities in colorectal cancer screening yesterday, the speaker brought up an excellent point about the importance of virtual empathy going forward in this new era of telemedicine. He stressed that we need to think of ways to integrate empathy into our virtual interactions with patients because […]
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 […]
The Manager of Folding Towels
I have a business card that I have carried in my pockets for a week. It’s a simple design. Card stock, eggshell white, and not a hint of matte or gloss. The picture on the left is warped and yellowed by an errant drop of coffee, making the words that fill the body of the […]