Resident physician is shaped by a difficult patient's life and death

November 20, 2017

When a patient dies in the early years of a resident's training, the resident gains insights into the complicated relationships that can mark patients' lives and deaths. Although she had a conflicted relationship with her insensitive patient, the resident finds that the experience taught her to reach toward rather than away from the people she treats.

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Irene Koplinka-Loehr, MD

University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

http://www.annfammed.org/content/15/6/581.full
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American Academy of Family Physicians

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