Season 1: Difficult Conversations
In our first season, our host Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, MD, speaks with physicians about eye-opening encounters with patients, and valuable lessons learned. Each episode offers practical information that physicians can use as they interact with patients.
Death is a difficult subject to talk about. Timothy Gilligan, MD, and Mikkael Sekeres, MD, from the Cleveland Clinic discuss ways to provide comfort and guidance to patients and their families.
Get insights in this episode from Barron H. Lerner, MD, on working with patients who skip medication, miss appointments or don’t heed medical advice.
Rushika Fernandopulle, MD, shares how patients’ relationships with their care teams can affect the way they manage their chronic disease.
Join Richard Wexler, MD, and Jane Blumenthal, MSLS, information science expert, as they discuss how to work through conflicting information when patients self-diagnose.
Cynthia Tifft, MD, PhD, provides some guidelines on how to help patients gain clarity on a rare disorder, even when they don’t have all the answers.
Danielle Ofri, MD, and Adrienne Boissy, MD, discuss how what you say—and how you say it—can help position your patients for success and a better health outcome.