A gentle reminder that healing begins with feeling
Recently during rounds on a busy inpatient teaching service at a county hospital, I led a group of medical students into a patient’s room. I asked the same question I have asked well over 10,000 times: “What do you see?”
Observation is a powerful tool at the bedside, and offers us an opportunity to learn from one another.
My student replied, “I see a white man sleeping in no acute distress.”
I repeated …