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Another training: “Difficult” patients

More than half of my work as a gastroenterologist at Children’s involves critical skills I never learned in medical school, residency or even fellowship. I enjoy using these skills and have been lucky to have some gifted mentors. But having these skills shouldn’t be dependent upon luck.

I am talking about bedside manner generally, but more particularly, about communication in the context of strong emotions.

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