Empathy gap in medical students
from The Boston Globe
Flint Wang was eager to start his third year of medical school, when he would finally break free of the classroom and treat patients. But once in the hospital, Wang, like many classmates, felt insecure and discouraged. Doctors don't hesitate to point out students' knowledge gaps. And neither do some patients. Medical training can be so stressful that it is sometimes difficult to connect with those being treated.
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