Letting your resident break the bad news
How do you learn to deliver the worst news anyone will ever hear?
And equally important, how do you find the resilience to go on when difficult conversations don’t go well?
My profession for the past 15 years has been to train the next generation of physicians as an inpatient clinician-educator. A key piece of my work revolves around communication with patients and their families. On each new resident team, I coach, …