Article looking at whether we should be measuring empathy across the medical education continuum, starting with applicants to medical school.
Article by Lila MacLellan from Quartz a Work
We all have a story about the time a doctor was cold and aloof during a sensitive, perhaps even life-altering exchange. My example: A few years ago, when I accompanied my elderly mother to an appointment, I witnessed the doctor interrupting her, with mild annoyance, as she described her distressing symptoms. “We’ve been through this before,” the doctor said. “It’s Alzheimer’s.” She uttered these words as though she were reading a weather forecast.......