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Professionalism: 2017

Each year, MCW has a week dedicated to Professionalism. Find library resources that highlight this year's theme.


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Bauchat, Jeanette, et al. (2016) Communication and Empathy in the Patient-Centered Care Model—Why Simulation-Based Training Is Not Optional. Clinical Simulation in Nursing. 12(8), 356-359.

Brugel, Sabrina, et al. (2015) The Link between Perception of Clinical Empathy and Nonverbal Behavior: The Effect of a Doctor’s Gaze and Body OrientationPatient Education and Counseling, 98(10), 1260–1265.

Davidson JH. (2014) Empathy and Integrative Thinking: Talmudic Paradigms for the Essentials of a Medical InterviewMedical Humanities, 40(2), 80–3.

Foley, Hope, and Amie Steel. (2017) Patient Perceptions of Patient-Centred Care, Empathy and Empowerment in Complementary Medicine Clinical Practice: A Cross-Sectional Study. Advances in Integrative Medicine, 4(1), 22–30.

Haramati A, et al. (2017) Strategies to Promote Resilience, Empathy and Well-Being in the Health Professions: Insights from the 2015 Centile ConferenceMedical Teacher, 39(2),118–119.

Johnson, Kristen, and Christina Tushman. (2013) Training Is Good for Patients' HealthT+D, 67(11), 80.

Parkin T, et al. (2014) Greater Professional Empathy Leads to Higher Agreement About Decisions Made in the ConsultationPatient Education and Counseling, 96(2), 2014, 144–50.

Riess, Helen. (2010) Empathy in Medicine--A Neurobiological PerspectiveJama: Journal of the American Medical Association. 304(14), 1604.

Robieux L, et al. (2017) Let's Talk About EmpathyPatient Education and Counseling, doi:10.1016/j.pec.2017.06.024.

Sinclair S, et al. (2017) Sympathy, Empathy, and Compassion: A Grounded Theory Study of Palliative Care Patients' Understandings, Experiences, and PreferencesPalliative Medicine, 31(5), 437–447.

Yuguero O, et al. (2017) Association between Low Empathy and High Burnout among Primary Care Physicians and Nurses in Lleida, SpainThe European Journal of General Practice, 23(1), 4–10.

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