Post Profile






My patients taught me how to heal after losing my mother

One thing I learned was that no amount of verbal consolation can lighten people’s suffering Graduating from medical school and becoming a doctor was an unforgettable experience. I remember transitioning from theory to practice, books to reality, hypothetical exam scenarios played by actors to real-life stories of patients. During my initial years as a junior doctor, I thought I knew it all and was mastering the skill of empathising with patients.
read more

share

Related Posts


Hospitals are not built for doctors. Hospitals are for patients and their families.

Industries / Medical : Kevin MD Medical Weblog

Before I got into medical school, while I was still in my first year of graduate school, I learned what hell was like. The hospital was a rabbit warren. Walking down the long empty beige halls fueled my hatred for hospitals.  And, o...

My first year as a nurse taught me what true resiliency is

Industries / Medical : Kevin MD Medical Weblog

I remember attending an eight-hour seminar on my job, where experts educated new nurses about the transition we would experience in our profession. We learned about the change theory and the different levels of transition, from novi...

The story of how this doctor lost his first patient

Industries / Medical : Kevin MD Medical Weblog

During medical school, we are taught the physiology, anatomy, and pathophysiology of hundreds of disease processes. One thing medical schools don’t teach well is how to cope with losing a patient. Some physicians will go many years ...

The part of your day that will be most remembered by patients

Industries / Medical : Kevin MD Medical Weblog

Being a doctor is often more about talking to people and communicating than it is about the scientific practice of medicine. This is something that is unfortunately not taught in medical school, and it’s left to newly qualified doct...

A cartoon guide to learning in medical school, residency and fellowship

Industries / Medical : Kevin MD Medical Weblog

(via A Cartoon Guide to Becoming a Doctor) Why suffering patients find their way to psychiatrists Patient relationships with their doctors over time Price influences patient acceptance of generic medication AMA legal battle a victor...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC