About the Book
Clinicians-physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, social workers, psychologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and others--share the unique responsibility of patient care and the limitless fulfillment this calling can provide. The healing professions have an ancient and venerable tradition of service, honor, and humanism that is often communicated from teacher to student in anecdotes and bits of wisdom told quickly in passing. Gathering together this type of valuable information in one place, Advice To The Healer: On The Art of Caring, Second Edition, includes biographies of historical luminaries in medicine, tales from everyday practice, inspirational quotes and artwork, and advice for new and veteran healers alike.
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The Art of Medicine Podcast
In this interview with Sharon Boston, Dr. Richard Colgan, a family medicine specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center, shares what he's learned about medical history and how these lessons apply to the doctor-patient relationship. He delved into the topic while doing research for a book, "Advice to the Healer: On The Art of Caring," in which he explores medical practices from the days of Hippocrates which are still in use today.
In this podcast, Dr. Colgan also talks about the increased use of technology in medicine, the concept of humanism in medicine and "the art of healing." Dr. Colgan is also a professor of family and community medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
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10th December 2009
About Dr. Colgan
Dr. Richard Colgan is a Professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Director of Undergraduate Education in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, in Baltimore, Maryland.