Actor teaches clinicians to communicate

Gandey, Allison
June 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/8/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 12, p1779
Academic Journal
Focuses on the course on medical ethics and communication developed by actress Megan Cole aimed at teaching doctors in communicating with their patients. Reasons behind the lack of empathy among doctors according to Barbara Coombs, president of the Compassion in Dying Federation; Benefits of the course to doctors according to Robert Buckman, an oncologist at the Princess Margaret Hospital.


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