MD Anderson Cancer Center
On Being an Oncologist
In this thoughtful and thought-provoking presentation hosted by Walter Baile, M.D., professor of psychiatry, and Robert Buckman, M.D., Ph.D., professor medical oncology at the University of Toronto, actors William Hurt and Megan Cole deliver selections of comments from a series of focus groups of faculty and fellows, real people talking about the personal aspects of what being an oncologist actually means -- the burdens and the rewards. Topics include time pressures, hope and expectation, the dying patient, personal boundaries and much more.

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Title: On Being an Oncologist
Summary: In this thoughtful and thought-provoking presentation hosted by Walter Baile, M.D., professor of psychiatry, and Robert Buckman, M.D., Ph.D., professor medical oncology at the University of Toronto, actors William Hurt and Megan Cole deliver selections of comments from a series of focus groups of faculty and fellows, real people talking about the personal aspects of what being an oncologist actually means -- the burdens and the rewards. Topics include time pressures, hope and expectation, the dying patient, personal boundaries and much more.
Keywords: I*CARE, ICARE
Transcript: http://www.mdanderson.org/transcripts/taa_on_being_an_oncologist.html