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  • Should We Train Doctors for Empathy?

    By Jill Suttie, Greater Good Science Center Following a wave of research suggesting the benefits of emotionally attuned physicians, the medical field is exploring ways to cultivate empathy. Nine years ago, I was told that I needed a full hip replacement. I was 46 years old and athletic, and had none...
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  • Strengthening practical wisdom : Mental health workers’ learning and development (2014)

    Abstract: Background : Practical wisdom, understood as knowing how to be or act in any present situation with clients, is believed to be an essential part of the knowledge needed to be a professional mental health worker. Exploring processes of adapting, extending knowledge and refining tacit knowledge...
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  • Wisdom Leadership in Academic Health Science Centers: Leading Positive Change (2013)

    In the middle of the national debate and political conflict around healthcare, we have been thinking a lot about wisdom and leadership. Wisdom seems to be important in healthcare leadership development, patient-centered teamwork, and improving the health and well-being of the population. Wisdom leadership...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Questions of wisdom (2009)

    Sandra Schmidt Bunkers, RN; PhD; FAAN Abstract: In this column questions concerning wisdom are addressed, such as, what is wisdom? Can wisdom be taught in the academy? Several perspectives on wisdom from philosophy, education, business, and psychology are presented. Wisdom with creativity-creativity...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: wattawa
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  • Are we ready for wisdom in health care?

    By Margaret Plews-Ogan, MD, MS and Gene Beyt, MD, MS It seems that there could not be a better place for wisdom to take hold than in health care. What profession is more in need of making wise choices than one trusted with people’s lives? What organizations are more in need of wisdom than those charged...
     Posted by: brendah
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