Every year, a new crop of interns at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center creates an oath, a “North Star” to help guide us through residency and reaffirm our collective commitment to humanism and professionalism. This year it will be a bit different.
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For most trainees in the medical field, there are “firsts” that we will likely never forget. Some of these — hopefully most of these — are memorable in a good way. But there are some we dread.
“The one real goal of education is to leave a person asking questions.” – Max Beerbohm, essayist of the late Victorian and Edwardian eras Medical… Read More »Questions are a Critical Component of Medical Education
During the family meeting, as the physician reviews the patient’s prognosis, one family member begins to cry. The physician explains the patient’s condition and, judging… Read More »Training Prepares ICU Residents for a Hospital’s Hardest Conversations