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Life After:  When the Doctor Becomes the Patient

Life After: When the Doctor Becomes the Patient

Doctors are accustomed to being caregivers, not care “receivers.” What is it like to change roles and be on the receiving end of treatment?
 
There is an old adage that doctors make the worst patients…is that true?
 
Also, we’ll explore the types of support that are most helpful. When our colleagues experience a serious illness what can we say or do help them feel supported and appreciated?
 
 
Please join our panelists as they discuss Life After…
 
 
Eugenie Kleinerman, M.D., Division Head, Division of Pediatrics
  
Chitra Viswanathan , M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology
  
Richard Patt, former faculty of the Department of Pain and Symptom Management
 
 Renato Lenzi , MD, Associate Professor, Gastrointestinal (GI) Medical Oncology

Open to all faculty and postdoctoral fellows. 

Date: 10/3/12, 12pm to 1pm
Time: 10/3/12, 12pm to 1pm
Location: Pickens Tower, 2nd Floor, Training Room B
Format: Faculty Meeting
Sponsor: Faculty Health
Contact: Faculty Health - (713) 794-5292 - facultyhealth@mdanderson.org
Attachments:
  Life After - When The Doctor Becomes the Patient.pdf (PDF, 214 KB)

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