May 11, 2009

On Call Audio Conference: Truth-Telling

On Call Audio Conference Speaking Up for Yourself and Your Patients
Friday, May 15, 200911:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time

You’ve witnessed a patient receiving care that isn’t optimal.
You want to say something.
But how?

In this call, sociologist Parker Palmer, Dartmouth Medical School Professor Paul Batalden, medical student Emma Samelson-Jones, and former ACGME executive director David Leach discuss the role of truth-telling and moral agency in health care.

You'll learn:
  • How a failure to speak up can lead to tragic outcomes
  • Ways to respond when you see something going wrong
  • How to cultivate the self-awareness and courage required to speak up
  • How to engage your advisors and peers in an ongoing conversation around these issues
Join this free call! Advance registration is required.
For callers outside of the US, please use the 412 number you are given upon registration. You can also join the call via Skype, an online service that may cost less than dialing by phone.

Suggested reading before the call: A New Professional: The Aims of Education Revisited, by Parker Palmer.

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