Checking In With Dr. Abraham Verghese On The Importance Of The Bedside Manner

Kaiser Health News' Jessica Marcy talked with Dr. Abraham Verghese about a range of issues related to health reform and the practice of medicine.  Verghese, a senior associate chair at Stanford University's School of Medicine and a best-selling author, spoke about "how medical educators are addressing the shortage of primary care physicians and the 'battle of stories' in the health care reform debate" (Marcy, 9/15). Audio excerpts of the interview are also available.

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