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The Power of Kindness: A Personal and Professional Search
June 7, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pmFree
This session is jointly sponsored by the U Toronto Departments of: Family and Community Medicine; Psychiatry, Division of Psychotherapies, Health Humanities and Education Scholarship (PHES); and the Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Psychiatry
Dr. Brian Goldman is a staff emergency physician at Sinai Health System in Toronto. Since 2007, he has hosted White Coat, Black Art, an award-winning show about the patient experience in the culture of modern medicine. He is author of three Canadian bestselling books. His latest book, The Power of Kindness: Why Empathy is Essential in Everyday Life, his personal and professional search for empathy inside his brain, his heart and around the world.
• Define the key parts of empathy and distinguish them from sympathy
• List personal and system factors that detract from empathy in health care
• Develop ways to be more empathetic on the job
Hosted by: Brian Goldman, MD, MCFP(EM), FACEP
When & Where:
Friday, June 7, 2019
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.,
18th Floor Auditorium (MSH)