On November 3rd, in a lecture hall filled to capacity with almost 1,300 medical school deans, faculty, students and residents, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and bestselling author, Anna Quindlen, spoke about Health Care in an Information Age: How Doctors, Nurses and Consumers Can Make One Another Better.
This annual Jordan J. Cohen Humanism in Medicine Thought Leader Session, co -sponsored by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), enthralled the crowd with comments about the changing relationship between doctors and patients and their need to become partners in the healthcare equation. Additional support for the lecture was provided by the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey.
To learn more about the content of Ms. Quindlen’s incredible speech, you can read these reviews:
- Pulitzer Prize Winner Anna Quindlen Advises Physicians to Learn Who Their Patients Are – Arnold P. Gold Foundation Press Release
- Author Anna Quindlen asks medical schools: do you really know your patients? from the Society for Participatory Medicine
- Storyteller & Journalist Anna Quindlen at #AAMC13: “Do You Know Who I Am?” from the blog Educate the Young