On Empathy: “The Only Time I Remember Seeing A Physician Touch My Father”

You can’t reduce empathy to a formula. Read this Lancet perspective by Caleb Gardner. It’s about what he learned while a medical student from his father’s death from heart failure. A few excerpts: I attended a lecture on breaking bad news and having goals-of-care discussions with families in the critical care setting. The presentation was like many…

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