- Friday, September 15
- 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
In this age of immense technological and scientific advances, the time honored patient-clinician relationship can at times feel under siege. In examining how changing practice patterns have altered the ritual, we learn that some aspects of the relationship are both timeless and critical to diagnosis, cost-effective care and to patients satisfaction.
Identify the challenges of balancing personalized care in a an age when scientific advances have revolutionized medicine
Review the ethnography of the clinician-patient interaction and see its rituals
Describe the importance of phenotype (the "low-hanging fruit") versus genotype in diagnosis and cost effective care