Articles of Interest

June-July 2017

Making Conscious the Unconscious
June, 2017 | Jessica W. Tsai, MD, PhD

Gender identity & pronoun use: A guide for pediatric health care professionals
June, 2017 |Katherine Thompson, PhD & Sarah L. Katz-Wise, PhD

Why are we even thinking about a health care bill that hurts children?
uly, 2017 | Claire McCarthy, MD

New study demonstrates effectiveness of serious illness communication in primary care
Ariadne Labs

Porous Boundaries
June, 2017 | Amy E. Caruso Brown, MD, MSc, MSCS

Clinicians’ strategies for managing their emotions during difficult healthcare conversations
June, 2017 | Donna Luff, PhD, et al.

Breaking Bad News
November, 2013 | Sally Williams

May 2017

Losing a Patient
April, 2017 | Danielle Ofri, MD

Parent-Physician Partnership at the Edge of Viability
April, 2017 | Eric Rutherford, MS, et al.

Balancing Hope and Realism Can be a Challenge for Doctors
pril, 2017 | Allison Bond, MD

Learning to Talk About Death and Dying Should Start Early in Doctors’ Careers
March, 2017 | Junaid Nabi, MD

Treating Patients as Partners by Way of Informed Consent
uly, 2009 | Pauline W. Chen, MD

April 2017

The Interpreter
March, 2017 | Ranjana Srivastava, FRACP from The New England Journal of Medicine

Patients Come First, But Do Doctors’ Feelings Still Count?
March, 2017| Jennifer Adaeze Okwerekwu, MD

Fighting the Silent Crisis of Physician Burnout
June, 2016 | Tom Jenike, MD

The Day I Zipped My Lips and Let My Patients Talk
February, 2017 | Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD

Emotions, Narratives and Empathy in Clinical Communication
January, 2010 | Arnstein Finset, MD in the International Journal of Integrated Care

March 2017

The Evolution of Informed Consent for Surgery Using the Best/Worst Case Framework
February, 2017 | Peter Angelos, MD, PhD from JAMA

Residents’ Burnout May Compromise Pediatric Care
February, 2017 | Diana Phillips via MedScape

What is Known About Parents’ Treatment Decisions? A Narrative Review of Pediatric Decision Making
April, 2012 | Ellen Lipstein, MD, MPH, et al. Medical Decision Making

Mindset Matters for Parents and Adolescents
March, 2017 | Claudia Mueller, MD, PhD, et al. from JAMA Pediatrics

Physician Communication in Pediatric End-of-Life Care: A Simulation Study
2016 | Lori Brand Bateman, PhD, et al. from American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Saying Goodbye
March 2017 | Danielle DeCourcey, MD, MPH from JAMA Pediatrics

February 2017

Ethics in the Pediatric Emergency Department: When Mistakes Happen–An Approach to the Process, Evaluation, and Response to Medical Errors
February, 2016 | Naomi Dreisinger, MD, MS and Nathan Zapolsky, MD for Pediatric Emergency Care

Ethics, Emotions, and the Skills of Talking About Progressing Disease with Terminally Ill Adolescents
December, 2016 | A. R. Rosenburg, et al. from JAMA

A Framework to Improve Surgeon Communication in High-Stakes Surgical Decisions: Best Case/Worst Case
ebruary 1, 2017 | L. J. Taylor, et al. from JAMA

Diabetes for a Day
February 6, 2017 | Jared Ellis, MD for JAMA

The Conversation Placebo
January 19, 2017 | Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD for the New York Times Op-Ed

January 2017

My Name is Not “Interpreter
May 17, 2016 | Robert E. Montenegro, MD, PhD for JAMA

A View from the Edge-Creating a Culture of Caring
January 5, 2017 | Rana L.A. Awdish, MD of the New England Journal of Medicine

Little White Lies
January 3, 2017 | Daniel F. Chen, MD of JAMA

Teaching Surgery Residents the Skills to Communicate Difficult News to Patient and Family Members: A Literature Review
October 15, 2015 | Sanjeeta Lamba, et al. of the Journal of Palliative Medicine

Medical Students Need to Learn the Potent Medicine of Empathy
September 29, 2016 | Wolfgang Gillier

How Measurement Fails Doctors and Teachers
January 16, 2016 | Robert M. Wachter of the New York Times

Letting Go: What Should Medicine Do When It Can’t Save Your Life?
August 2, 2010 | Atul Gawande of the New Yorker

Morality Tales: There’s More Than a Bit of Soul-Searching Needed When Physicians Bring Patients’ Stories Out of the Clinic and Onto the Page
Autumn 2016 | Perri Klass of Harvard Medicine Magazine

Say That Again? Teaching Physicians About Plain Language
October 11, 2016 | Martha M. Jablow of the Association of Medical Colleges

When Authenticity Matters Most: Physicians’ Regulation of Emotional Display and Patient Satisfaction
April 8, 2016 | Dana Yagil and Moran Schnapper-Cohen of Patient Education and Counseling

Adding Value by Talking More
November 17, 2016 | Robert S. Kaplan, et al of the New England Journal of Medicine