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For more information on compassion in healthcare here are some websites, books and articles we recommend:

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Websites

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation is well known for their work in humanism in medicine.  Visit their website for more information.

Study Abstracts and Articles

The Impact of Resident Training on Communication with Families in the Intensive Care Unit. Resident and Family Outcomes.  

CONCLUSIONS:

At our institution, an on-site communication training program designed for integration into medical residency programs was associated with strongly positive family member outcomes and significant improvements in residents' perceived skills. This intervention may serve to prepare residents for optimal communications with patients and family members in ICUs and elsewhere.  See abstract here.

Communication Skills Training for Physicians Improves Patient Satisfaction. 

CONCLUSIONS:

System-wide relationship-centered communication skills training improved patient satisfaction scores, improved physician empathy, self-efficacy, and reduced physician burnout. Further research is necessary to examine longer-term sustainability of such interventions. Read the abstract here.

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